Items Tagged with 'Department of Labor'

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Joint liability found in H2A grower/contractor relationship

When there are problems, DOL frequently goes after both parties.

June 26, 2015
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

Falling natural gas prices keep materials costs stable

September 19, 2014
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

Form 5500 is late? That's $1,100 per day

Employers face Thursday deadline for employee benefits plans.

July 25, 2014
The annual deadline to file a report with the Department of Labor concerning retirement, health and welfare plans is quickly approaching for employers operating on the calendar year. Read More

Construction materials prices up for fifth month in a row

May 16, 2014
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