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Tax Reform Summary Report

Northeast Equipment Dealers Association and other associations are providing this summary of the tax reform legislation and the amendment they secured for equipment dealers.  Just announced, Congress passed the unified version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill speedily made its way through both chambers with limited amendments.

Pennsylvania Announces New Service Tech Apprenticeship Program

Pennsylvania Announces New Service Tech Apprenticeship Program It’s reported that Pennsylvania will face more than 1,000 job openings by 2027 as current service techs retire. The Northeast Equipment Dealers Association is sponsoring the Agriculture Service Technician apprenticeship program, which will take at least one year to complete. Read more –

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

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

Obama likely to veto rollback of NLRB union rules

Obama likely to veto rollback of NLRB union rules The House is poised to send President Barack Obama legislation rolling back a National Labor Relations Board rule intended to make it easier for workers to form unions, setting the stage for another presidential veto. “If the NLRB’s updated rules do,