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Affordable Care Act Notice Deadline Approaching

Posted on 9/11/2013 by Lauren Mangnall

Section 18B of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as added by section 1512 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), provides that an employer must provide each employee at the time of hiring, or with respect to current employees, not later than October 1, 2013, a written notice. This deadline for current employees is fast approaching.

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Tell Your Senators to Act on Immigration

Posted on 6/19/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration

The U.S. Senate has begun consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Please urge your two U.S. Senators to support this vital legislation.

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Heritage Foundation Study About Immigration Reform Costs Stirs Debate

Posted on 5/8/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration

Coverage of the new Heritage Foundation study (of the costs of the Senate immigration bill) is dominating the immigration news cycle this week. Below are a few reactions to their study:

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NCTA Proposes Changes to NFPA1 Model Fire Code

Posted on 5/6/2013 by Lauren Mangnall

For growers and retailers of Real Christmas Trees, it's crucial to ensure that consumers are allowed to display trees without undue restrictions.

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Guest Workers Are at Crux of Groups' Deal on Immigration

Posted on 4/2/2013 by in H-2A Workers Immigration

The nation’s top business and labor groups were near agreement Friday on a guest worker program for low-skilled immigrants, closing in on a deal that would eliminate one of the last significant obstacles to a new proposal for a broad overhaul of immigration laws.

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