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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: FACT vs. FICTION on “RIGHT TO REPAIR”

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: FACT vs. FICTION on “RIGHT TO REPAIR” U.S. equipment manufacturers and equipment dealers work every day to deliver the safest and most productive, innovative and environmentally friendly machinery to their customers. Manufacturers and dealers make considerable investments in developing cutting-edge technology within machinery and training authorized

Display OSHA injury form February 1 to April 30

Display OSHA injury form February 1 to April 30 State and Federal OSHA regulations require that employers with 11 or more employees at any time in 2016 must post the Annual Summary of Injuries and Illnesses from February 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017. This form lists summary data for

Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules

BLOCKED! Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules With Last-Minute Ruling Rules Will Not Take Effect On December 1; Future Thereafter Uncertain On November 22, 2016, District Court Judge Mazzant blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL’s) overtime rule from taking effect on December 1. The fate of the overtime rules is

US Supreme Court Upholds NH’S Dealer Bill

US SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS NH’S DEALER BILL OF RIGHTS  Liverpool, NY– On Monday, October 3, 2016, the United States Supreme Court denied the request filed by a group of manufacturers to review and overturn New Hampshire’s dealer protection law which was passed and signed into law in 2013. The law,

Mandatory Federal Posting Change

MANDATORY FEDERAL POSTING CHANGE Effective August 1, 2016 Effective August 1, 2016, employers must post new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) postings. (See below for changes) 2016 has been a year of ever-changing federal and state posting laws. With the recent mandatory federal change

State Dealer Protection Laws: Set the Bar

State Dealer Protection Laws: Set the Bar New Hampshire’s Equipment Dealers, led by the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association (NEDA), have spent over four years fighting for a fair and equitable dealer protection law. We encourage members all across North America to support NEDA and its fight for fair and equitable

President Obama signs Section 179

President Obama signs Section 179 Section 179 has been past retroactive for 2015 with the $500,000 deduction limit (without the measure the limit was $25,000), but this time the rule has been made permanent. Congress passed the measure early last week, and it was signed into law by President Obama

H2-B Help Is Needed Today

H2-B Help Is Needed Today A bipartisan group of Senators are circulating two helpful H-2B letters and we need your help to ensure that as many Senators as possible sign the attached letters.  The first letter being spearheaded by Senators Burr (R-NC) and Mikulski (D-MD) will be sent to the Secretary of

EMV: Is your business ready? Effective October 1, 2015!!

  EMV: Is your business ready? Effective October 1, 2015!! Today, financial institutions typically bear the brunt of liability when it comes to fraudulent transactions. Effective October 1st, 2015 (the current federal deadline), those issuers and merchants using non-EMV compliant devices that choose to accept transactions made with EMV-compliant cards assume liability

EPA finalizes rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting

EPA finalizes rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries, and other facilities. The final rule will require regulated entities and state and federal regulators to use existing, available information technology to electronically

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