Regulations

Regulatory Compliance Requires Training Throughout

There is no doubt that employees are your biggest asset. But every time they walk out the door and head into a company vehicle, they also become living, breathing liabilities. What they do on the job could cost your company sizeable settlements in lawsuits, damages and regulatory fines. The good news is that there are ways to mitigate the potential liabilities—and ...

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Calibrating Your Business Operations

Nothing can ruin a perfectly good day like an employee issue. Hiring, managing and maintaining the health and safety of your team are at the core of your business. Conduct a routine check of your operations to ensure your team is operating according to industry standards. Don’t spend your precious time scouring the internet trying to learn what policies and ...

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Gearing Up For Legislative Day

This March, National Pest Management Association members and staff will once again climb Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to introduce the pest management industry to the 115th Congress. This is a special Legislative Day not only because we have the newly sworn-in 115th Congress, but it also marks NPMA’s 30th Legislative Day. Following the historical 2016 election, we have Republican-controlled ...

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Election 2016 Results and Impacts

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 was an historical election day that concluded one of the longest and most divisive campaigns in American history. President-elect Donald J. Trump’s presidential victory capped a remarkable campaign cycle that defied many political pundits’ projections and polls. In addition to Mr. Trump’s victory, the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives retained their Republican majority, setting ...

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Reasonable Overtime Legislation

On July 15th, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5), Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-5), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-7) introduced the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act, legislation that will initiate a three-year phase-in of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which would reach the Department of Labor’s proposed $47,476 in 2019. The legislation also eliminates the automatic three-year ...

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