TAG: federal overtime rule

Government Affairs: Update on Federal actions affecting landscape contractors

July 5, 2017By

With all the talk in Washington about health care bills and the Russia investigation, it’s easy to lose sight of more mundane but nonetheless important issues directly affecting the landscape contracting industry. Here is an update on what is happening with two important issues. Federal Overtime Rule The new federal overtime rule, that would have doubled the mandatory salary at... read more

Government Affairs: The federal overtime rule is not dead yet

April 4, 2017By

Like that macabre but disturbingly funny scene in “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” the federal overtime rule is “not dead yet.” The new federal overtime rule, that would have doubled the mandatory salary at which employees must be paid overtime, was grievously wounded when a Texas Federal judge issued a temporary injunction halting implementation of the rule nine days... read more