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DOL Millions of workers soon eligible for overtime pay
The overtime rule will make 4.2 million salaried workers eligible for overtime pay and could affect millions of others, NPR reports. Find out if you or your employees will qualify for overtime pay under the new rule. Plus, scroll down to "On the Record" for Dan Gordon's insight on the new rule. >>More
Related: Is it too late to stop the DOL overtime rule?
NALP Fly-in Industry members advocate for H-2B
Nearly 200 people from the the H-2B Workforce Coalition, including about 40 landscape industry members, gathered in Washington D.C. to voice their opinions about H-2B reforms May 18. Check out the video recap. >>More
Labor woes hit Cape Cod landscapers
A Cape Cod Times report addresses why landscape companies—even those that don’t rely on H-2B workers—are singing the labor shortage blues. >>More
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ORNAMENTAL
TruGreen transforms vacant
lot into community garden

TruGreen partnered with the city of Lansing, Mich., to create Osband Orchard, home to a new fruit tree orchard, harvestable perennial garden and open green space. >>More
Arborjet Arborjet, Almstead protect
ash trees in New Jersey

See how both companies stepped up to save ash trees at the home of a 9/11 memorial. >>More
Organic insecticide hits the market
Central Turf & Irrigation Supply says its Organic Insect Control will not harm beneficial insects like bees, butterflies and earthworms but will eliminate ticks, mosquitoes and other insects. Learn more about the application process. >>More
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Husqvarna Husqvarna expands
robotic mower line

Like the rest of Husqvarna's Automower line, the mowers cut grass automatically, silently, free of emissions and can handle slopes up to 45 percent. Read on to learn more about the new models. >>More
DESIGN/BUILD+
INSTALLATION
Bobcat Bobcat unveils new
compact track loader

The Bobcat T595 compact track loader is powered by a 74-hp, EPA Tier 4-compliant turbo diesel engine, which does not require a diesel particulate filter or diesel exhaust fluid. Find out what makes this model ideal for work in confined spaces. >>More
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Munion Former ASIC
leader Munion dies

Ivy Munion, the first female president of the American Society of Irrigation Consultants and owner of ISC Group, died May 23. >>More
SNOW+
ICE MANAGEMENT
Snow & Ice Symposium heads to Rhode Island
The Snow & Ice Management Association will hold its 19th annual Snow & Ice Symposium June 22-24 in Providence, R.I. Check out some of the highlights attendees can expect at this year's event. >>More
>Updated link: Snow service procurement best practices
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Guest Blogger Are you classifying employees correctly?
The new DOL overtime rule only will change the way you do business if you're already out of compliance. In his guest blog post, Dan Gordon walks through various exemptions and employee classifications to make sure you're not violating DOL regulations. >>More

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