Labor Burden

Injury Statistics 'Underscore the Urgent Need' for Employee Protection, Labor Sec. Perez Says
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Injury Statistics 'Underscore the Urgent Need' for Employee Protection, Labor Sec. Perez Says

A new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 4,836 workers died... More

Overtime is Better than a Salary
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Overtime is Better than a Salary

The overtime rule has been delayed for now, but what if overtime is actually a... More

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OSHA Releases Silica Rule Guidance

Meant to help small construction firms comply with the agency's final rule on silica dust exposure, OSHA has released resources for small business owners meet its new guidelines. More

Overtime Pay Rule to Go Into Effect, but May Not Last
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Overtime Pay Rule to Go Into Effect, but May Not Last

U.S. employers are adjusting employee schedules, job duties and pay ahead of a new... More

NARI: Post-Election, Stay The Course, Advocate, and Educate
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NARI: Post-Election, Stay The Course, Advocate, and Educate

Donald Trump's election doesn't change any plans for the National Association of... More

Hanley Wood Survey: Construction Industry Not Overtime Ready
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Hanley Wood Survey: Construction Industry Not Overtime Ready

Nearly 72% of readers that responded to a recent survey aren't prepared for the... More

Remodeling Survey: A Majority of Remodelers Aren't Prepared for Overtime Changes
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Remodeling Survey: A Majority of Remodelers Aren't Prepared for Overtime Changes

79% of Remodelers that completed a recent survey are not ready for the new... More

How to Measure Labor Costs--and What to Do Once You Know
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How to Measure Labor Costs--and What to Do Once You Know

Knowing what's typical gets you only partway to your goal of enlightened management More

EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations
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EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations

Three businesses in New Hampshire and one in California cited for compliance failures More

Why Is the Labor Force Participation Rate Declining?
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Why Is the Labor Force Participation Rate Declining?

Retiring boomers, low-skilled men and, apparently, construction workers are... More

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