Final Silica Rule Released

April 6, 2016

DOL has released its final silica rule which would reduce the permissible exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica but exempts certain construction companies.


DOL Publishes Final Persuader Rule

March 30, 2016

Last week, the DOL issued the long-awaited final persuader rule that will require public disclosure of any consultants that employers hire to assist in union organizing.


Overtime Rule Sent to OMB

March 16, 2016

Yesterday, the DOL sent their major overtime rule to the Office of Management and Budget for final approval, expediting the timeline by when a final rule is expected.


NLRB’s Ambush Elections Latest Statistics

March 11, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB’s) Ambush Election rule became effective on April 14, 2015 and implemented sweeping changes to union elections. Moreover, the rule considerably shortened the average time between the date of a petition being filed by a union and the date of election. This change substantially impacts...


Survey: Small-Business Outlook Mixed

February 10, 2016

NSBA today released its 2016 Year-End Economic Report which shows small-business owners have less confidence in the overall economy, but more confidence in their own business.