Rural Networking & Listening Session - October 31
Two years ago, LeadingAge national staff partnered with state executives from affected states and convened the first Rural Summit around issues that have a unique impact on rural providers.This past summer, we ...
DOL Seeks Input from Employers regarding EAP Exemption
This so-called “white collar” exemption was revised by regulation scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016, that raised the threshold for the salary test from $455 per week to $913 per week. However, a Federal ...
Building the Nation’s Infrastructure One CNA at a Time
Rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure doesn’t just mean fixing bridges and roads. It also means investing in the aging services workforce. LeadingAge members should send that message to policy makers, writes Steve Maag, director of residential communities.
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 ...
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 ...