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Become of 2018 PEF Patriot!

Sponsoring the Political Education Fund is great way for your company or chapter to support IEC’s advocacy efforts...

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AHP Proposed Rules Released

On January 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its proposed rule in response to President Trump’s executive order (EO) titled, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States,” which directs the federal government to expand access to Association Health Plans (AHPs)...

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Industry Loses Appeal to Silica Rule

Late December 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected the business community’s challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new silica dust standard...

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Tax Reform

Prior to adjourning for the year, Congress was finally able to pass the long-awaited tax reform bill...

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NLRB Asks for Public Comment on ‘Ambush’ Rule

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a request for information (RFI) from the public regarding the current representation election regulations, or the ‘ambush’ election rule...

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NLRB Reverses ‘Micro Units’ Ruling

On December 15, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision that abandons the ability to organize “micro units...”

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Tax Reform Bill Goes to Conference

Comprehensive tax reform will impact the bottom line of all IEC members, one way, or another...

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Senate Confirms New NLRB General Counsel

The general counsel has significant influence on cases heard by the National Labor Relations Board, which can impact IEC members...

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Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion Meets

Results from the Task Force on Apprenticeship could have an impact on IEC’s registered apprenticeship program...

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OSHA Extends Electronic Reporting Requirement Deadline

IEC continues to work with the Coalition for Workplace Safety to blunt the effects of this rule that may lead to public access to OSHA 300 records...

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