Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:43 PM By Donna Puglisi
ABC on Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. is offering a free webinar titled, “Construction Industry Compliance with Federal Wage and Hour Laws: Increasing Pressure on Employers.”
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:00 PM By Donna Puglisi
The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) is hosting its second federal government energy workshop Sept. 19-20 in Arlington, Va.
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 2:30 PM By Donna Puglisi
ABC on Sept. 20 at 1:30 p.m. (ET) is hosting a webinar titled, “Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Law: What Companies Need to Consider.”
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 2:00 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Republican Party Platform, adopted Aug. 28 during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., calls for policies that will help get people back to work, including replacing outdated policies and ineffectual training programs.
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 1:00 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury on Aug. 31 issued temporary guidance that addresses the 90-day waiting period limitation contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 12:00 PM By Donna Puglisi
The 2012 Democratic Party Platform, which was formally adopted by convention delegates on Sept. 4 in Charlotte, N.C., launches a direct attack against workers’ rights. Language in the platform states: “We will fight for labor laws that provide a fair process for workers to choose union representation.” However, the next sentence states: “We will continue to vigorously oppose ‘Right-to-Work’ and ‘paycheck protection’ efforts, and so-called ‘Save our Secret Ballot’ measures whenever they are proposed.”
Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 12:00 PM By Donna Puglisi
Delegates at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 28, formally adopted the party’s national platform. Contained in the 54-page document is language that “demands an end to project labor agreements.”
Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 1:44 PM By Donna Puglisi
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Aug. 7 filed an appeal against the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s May 14 decision to overturn the board’s ambush elections rule because it was adopted without the statutorily required quorum of members.
Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 1:39 PM By Donna Puglisi
The U.S. Senate July 25 voted 51 to 48 to pass the Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2012 (S. 3412), which, if enacted, would result in a massive tax increase on business income, capital investment and family succession. In addition, the Senate voted 45 to 54 against theABC-supported Hatch-McConnell Amendment to S. 3412 that would have forestalled the looming fiscal cliff facing America’s job creators.
Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:59 PM By Donna Puglisi
After the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Repeal of Obamacare Act (H.R. 6079) on July 11, ABC offered practical, common-sense health care solutions and continued to advocate for full repeal of the health care law.