Labor and Employment

This section highlights rules, regulation and legislation affecting aging services organizations in their role as employers.

 

  1. "Blacklisting" and OSHA's "Volks" Rules Rolled Back

    The disapproval resolutions nullifying the two rules were passed pursuant to the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The CRA is designed to allow Congress to overturn agency rules adopted in the previous 60 legislative days, meaning the legislature can review Obama administration regulations submitted to Congress as far ...

  2. OSHA’s Volks Rule Nullified

    The measure was passed pursuant to the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The CRA is designed to allow Congress to overturn agency rules adopted in the previous 60 legislative days, meaning the legislature can review Obama administration regulations submitted to Congress as far back as mid-June 2016. OSHA issued the ...

  3. OSHA Requests Input on Prevention of Workplace Violence

    In connection with its consideration of a possible standard, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is asking health care providers, including specifically nursing and residential care facilities, for input on the scope and types of controls that might be required to protect their employees from incidents of ...

  4. Workforce: Minimum Wage Too Low to Afford Rent Anywhere in U.S.

    The National Low Income Housing Coalition has published its annual update on housing costs nationwide, showing a increasingly problematic trend of workforce being priced out of the current housing market. Out of Reach 2016: No Refuge for Low Income Renters emphasizes the aggravated situation caused by the continued shortage ...

  5. LeadingAge Comments on Proposed Rule Regarding White Collar Exemption

    LeadingAge, along with nearly 250,000 other individuals, businesses and associations, has submitted comments on a proposed rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor that would increase the salary threshold for claiming exemption from overtime requirements for executive, administrative, professional, outside ...