Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 2:08 PM By Donna Puglisi
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed two ABC-supported regulatory reform bills with bipartisan support. The Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency (ALERRT) Act (H.R. 2804) passed the House on Feb. 27 by a vote of 236-179 and the Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development” (RAPID) Act (H.R. 2641) passed the House on March 6 by a vote of 229-179.
Posted on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:02 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulatory agenda, released Nov. 27, included updated timeframes for proposed rulemakings related to independent contractors and apprenticeship.
Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 2:45 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC's Regulatory Alert provides an overview of the federally mandated rules, regulations and enforcement actions from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal agencies. Below are brief summaries of current issues, as well as links to more detailed information and guidance.
Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:05 PM By Kinsey Cooper
On July 12, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued revised guidance under the hours of service (HOS) rules for how commercial drivers should record and take breaks.
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 1:01 PM By Kinsey Cooper
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s changes to the drivers’ Hours of Service rule, which changes the total hours a week a truck driver can work from 82 to 70 and implements a “34 hour restart” requirement, goes into effect July 1. The rule also requires a driver to take a 30-minute break for every eight hours of consecutive driving.
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:10 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC Vice President of Federal Affairs Geoff Burr April 10 testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services subcommittee during a hearing, “Regulatory Approaches to Foster Economic Growth.” In his testimony, Burr spoke on behalf of ABC and the ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) about burdensome regulations and policies.
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2013 11:20 AM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC’s Regulatory Alert provides an overview of the federally mandated rules, regulations and enforcement actions from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal agencies.
Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 1:17 PM By Kinsey Cooper
The Department of Labor Office of Labor-Management Standards Aug. 3 published a proposed rule for the implementation of Executive Order 13496 that requires federal contractors and subcontractors to post a notice aimed at informing employees of their rights to join or not join a union.