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Bills Amending ‘Ambush’ Election Rule Receive Hearing

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions held a hearing on three pieces of legislation that would bring common sense reforms to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ‘Ambush’ Election rule...

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Bills Rolling Back ‘Ambush’ Election Rule Introduced

Earlier this week, Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, introduced legislation that would roll back the ‘Ambush’ Election rule...

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PolyCon17 Proves to Be a Political Success

IEC members gathered from across the country on May 16-17 in Washington, D.C., for PolyCon17...

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DOL Withdraws Joint Employer Guidance Letters

On June 7, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 2015 and 2016 informal guidance on joint employment and independent contractors...

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Some States May Begin Enforcement of Silica Standard

In April, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced delaying enforcement of the crystalline silica standard as it applies to the construction industry to September 23, 2017.

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House Passes Workplace Flexibility Legislation

On May 2, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017, which would permit private employers to provide employees compensatory (comp) time in lieu of overtime for hours worked by non-exempt employees over 40 hours in a work week...

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OSHA Rescinds Union Walk-around Letter

On April 25, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) withdrew a February 2013 letter of interpretation (LOI) that permitted union representatives to accompany OSHA inspectors on walk-around inspections at non-union workplaces...

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Congress Increases Apprenticeship Funding; Workforce Development Legislation Introduced

Last week, President Trump signed a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill that will keep the government running until September...

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House Committee Passes Legislation Repealing PLA Preference in Federal Contracts

On March 28, 2017, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1552/S. 622), which would increase fair and open competition on federal and federally funded construction projects...

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IEC Scores Victories: Volks and Blacklisting Regulations Invalidated

In the past 30 days, President Trump signed two Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolutions IEC actively supported...

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