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Reminder: Deadline for Electronically Submitting 2022 OSHA Form 300A Data Is March 2

On Jan. 9, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a press release reminding certain employers that the deadline to submit the calendar year 2022 Form 300A is March 2.   READ MORE
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From monthly archives: December 2022

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NDAA Progresses Without ABC-Opposed Labor Provisions

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 778), setting the table for its U.S. Senate passage this week.

Notably, the NDAA­­ does not include ABC-opposed provisions from a House-passed version of the bill that would have debarred federal contractors for Fair Labor Standards Act and National Labor Relations Act violations, established restrictive local workforce requirements for federal contractors on military construction projects and implemented a preference for unionized federal contractors performing U.S. Department of Defense contracts.

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ABC Opposes DOL’s Independent Contractor Proposed Rule

On Dec. 13, ABC submitted comments opposing the U.S. Department of Labor’s independent contractor proposed rule, which eliminates the ABC-supported 2021 final rule’s emphasis on two “core” factors—a worker’s control over their work and their opportunity for profit or loss, both of which are paramount in making an independent contractor determination. Instead, the department’s approach is to restore a “totality-of-the circumstances” analysis of the “economic reality test.”

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ABC Urges NLRB to Withdraw Joint Employer Proposed Rule

On Dec. 7, ABC submitted comments to the National Labor Relations Board urging the board to withdraw the new proposed joint employer rule and retain the current 2020 NLRB final rule, which provides clear criteria for companies to apply when determining status. In the comments, ABC argued that the new proposed rule will cause great confusion and uncertainty among construction contractors, specifically small business owners. More than 11,000 comments were submitted to the docket.

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Take Action: Oppose the DOL’s Disruptive Independent Contractor Proposal!

On Oct. 11, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a new proposal to rescind and replace a commonsense, ABC-supported 2021 final rule on independent contractors. The proposed rule would unnecessarily complicate the test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act, which would cause confusion, increased litigation and additional administrative burdens for contractors.

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