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Obama Overrides Labor Dept. Bureaucrats Who Overstepped on Kids Rule

Labor Department statement on withdrawal of proposed rule dealing with children who work in agricultural vocations WASHINGTON (U.S. Department of Labor) — The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement regarding the withdrawal of a proposed rule dealing…

Congress Blocks New H-2B Wage Rule

Photo by Lucy Reyna, Horseback Magazine Photo by Lucy Reyna, Horseback Magazine WASHINGTON, (AHC) – Congress has passed an Omnibus Appropriations bill (H.R.2055) that in addition to funding most federal agencies for the remainder of the 2012 fiscal year (October…

Labor Dept. Proposes Child Labor Regs Changes

WASHINGTON, (American Horse Council) – The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed new child labor regulations applicable to agriculture. The DOL’sstated purpose for the rule making is “to improve the safety of minors under 18 working in both agricultural and…

Department of Labor Delays New H-2B Wage Rule for 60 Days

WASHINGTON, (AHC) – On September 28, the Department of Labor (DOL) delayed the effective date of a new prevailing wage final rule for the H-2B program by 60 days. offer flagyl er The wage rule was scheduled to go into…