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  1. Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

    LeadingAge Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery Preparedness | Pandemic Flu Resources | Disaster ...

  2. DOL Elects Not to Defend White Collar Overtime Rule

    The rule was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016; however a Federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on November 22, 2016 that blocked the rule. The Obama administration, in December, 2016, appealed ...

  3. Proposed Rule Would Rescind Final "Persuader" Rule

    The LMRDA, enacted in 1959, generally reflects the obligation of both unions and employers to conduct labor-management relations in a manner that protects the rights of employees to exercise their right to choose whether to be represented by a union for purposes of collective bargaining. Section 203(a) of the LMRDA requires employers ...

  4. DOL Withdraws Controversial Guidance on Independent Contractor and Joint Employer Status

    The independent contractor guidance issued in 2015 reflected the DOL’s stance under the Obama administration that “most workers are employees” insofar as the Fair Labor Standards Act is concerned. That guidance made classifying an individual performing work for an organization as ...

  5. Legislation Introduced in Congress To Expedite Home Health Claims

    The Home Health Documentation and Program Improvement Act of 2017 H.R. 2663 was introduced in the House of Representatives by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Kenny Marchant (R-TX).