U.S. Dept. of Labor Issues Proposed Overtime Regulations
The U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would make upwards of a million more American workers eligible for overtime.
U.S. Labor Secretary Visits Continental’s Mississippi Training Center
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta toured Continental Tire’s new employee training facility in Clinton, Mississippi, which is on the site of its truck tire plant slated to open early next year.
Belle Tire Pays More Than $300K in Back Wages to Employees
After a federal investigation, Belle Tire has agreed to pay more than 1,200 employees in back wages after it failed to include incentive bonuses and sales commissions employees earned when calculating their overtime payment.
U.S. Dept. of Labor Launches Veteran Hiring Program Demonstration
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the launch of the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration — an effort that will recognize up to 300 employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.
Auto Care Association Disappointed in Overtime Ruling
The Auto Care Association is disappointed in the Department of Labor’s final rulemaking on overtime pay regulation, the association said. The final rule, effective Dec. 1, 2016, increases the salary threshold for overtime eligibility to $47,476. The association previously submitted comments against an overtime increase. “This unprecedented, industry-wide reclassification of a significant portion of our
Construction Worker Injured at Kumho’s Macon Plant
Officials are investigating an incident in which a construction worker suffered serious injuries at the Kumho Tire USA Inc. plant in Macon, Ga., on Thursday, local media reports. Kumho has met with the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration as the agency investigates what caused the 19-year-old construction worker to fall from a