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DOL to Hold DC Public Listening Session on Overtime Regulations under the FLSA

Office of Advocacy - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:11pm

The Department of Labor (DOL) will conduct a public listening session in Washington, D.C., to gather views on its overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The listening session will take place on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT); Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue Northwest Cesar Chavez Auditorium Washington, DC 20210.

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Food and Drug Administration: Use of the Names of Dairy Foods in the Labeling of Plant-Based Products

Office of Advocacy - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:17am

Food and Drug Administration: Use of the Names of Dairy Foods in the Labeling of Plant-Based Products

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Office of Advocacy Appoints Adrienne Vallejo Foster to Serve as Regional Advocate for Great Plains States

Office of Advocacy - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 3:07pm

Office of Advocacy Appoints
Adrienne Vallejo Foster to Serve as
Regional Advocate for Great Plains States

 

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DOL to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Overtime Regulations under the FLSA

Office of Advocacy - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:08pm

The Department of Labor (DOL) will conduct public listening sessions to gather views on its overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Under the FLSA, most workers are entitled to minimum wage and overtime pay for hours worked over 40 hours. However, there is a “white collar” exemption in the FLSA for certain executive, administrative and professional employees; qualifying for this exempti

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Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Office of Advocacy - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 3:18pm

 

Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Sept. 13, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, 40 Civic Center Plaza.

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Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Scranton, Pa.

Office of Advocacy - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 3:13pm

 

Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Scranton, Pa.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable in Scranton, Pa. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton, 700 Lackawanna Avenue.

 

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Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Princeton, N.J.

Office of Advocacy - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 3:06pm

Office of Advocacy to Host Regulatory Reform Roundtable for Small Business in Princeton, N.J.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Regulatory Reform Roundtable in Princeton, N.J. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST at the Crowne Plaza Princeton, 900 Scudders Mill Road.

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DOI and NOAA Seek Comments on Proposed Rules to Revise Endangered Species Act Regulations

Office of Advocacy - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 4:12pm

On July 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published proposed rules to revise various endangered species act (ESA) provisions.

The first rule is a revision of the regulations for listing species and designating critical habitat under section 4 of the ESA. The proposed rule would adopt as regulations existing practice, and potentially modify the definitions of “geographical area occupied by the species” and/or “physical or biological features.”

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