Items Tagged with 'Department of Labor'
Ruling will not be enforced April 10, but smaller firms work to get in line with standards.
As the deadline for financial advisors to begin operating under the fiduciary responsibility rapidly approaches, the Department of Labor indicated it will not enforce the law until a full review of the regulation is complete. Read More
Fiduciary rule requires financial advisors to act in best interest of clients, eliminate commission-based services.
A rule change concerning fiduciary standards for financial advisers has shaken up the industry — but the shockwaves might not last long. Read More
School hopes to nearly double the number of apprentices who are on campus.
The federal government awarded a Michigan-based program federal funding through its American Apprenticeship initiative to expand apprenticeships in the Grand Rapids and Detroit metropolitan areas. Read More
When there are problems, DOL frequently goes after both parties.
While working with an H2A labor contractor to obtain foreign migrant workers can be beneficial for growers in terms of easing costs and liability, it doesn’t waylay all risks for the grower, particularly if the labor contractor isn’t following all of the rules and regulations outlined by the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More
Construction materials prices were unchanged in August but are 1.7 percent higher than this time last year, according to a Sept. 16 producer price index report by the Department of Labor. Read More
Overall construction materials prices increased 0.4 percent in April and are up 1.5 percent year over year, according to the Producer Price Index released last week by the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More