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Legislators to discuss right-to-work and other labor issues ahead of 2017 session

Three legislators are set to detail what to expect on issues like right-to-work and prevailing wage, legislation important to the business community, at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s annual… 255 more words

An Effective Federal Broadband Program, Part 1

There are a lot of rumors flying around the industry that there is going to be a big nationwide federal program to fund rural broadband infrastructure. 903 more words

The Industry

H-1B/PERM Update - Who Can Pay Fees?

Recently, an Administrative Law Judge ruled against the Department of Labor (DOL) in a very interesting case allowing the employer to recoup fees from an employee for the H-1B visa process.   804 more words


Fair treatment for everyone

My philosophy on unions is, if you have poor management, unions are necessary. If you don’t have poor management they’re not. It’s all about the way that you treat people. 711 more words

2016 Election

Timelines for Prevailing Wage Determinations Now More Than 4 Months

The DOL recently reported that Prevailing Wage requests for both H-1B and PERM cases are taking about 5 months to process.  For those planning to file an employer sponsored PERM case, this means really advance planning is needed.   212 more words


Governor Brown Signs Bill Requiring Contractors to Pay Apprentices for Pre-Employment Processes

Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law AB 1926, which amends Labor Code section 1777.5 to require contractors who request the dispatch of an apprentice to work on a public works project and require the apprentice to “fill out an application or undergo testing, training, an examination, or other preemployment process as a condition of employment” to pay the apprentice for the time spent on that activity, including travel to and from the activity, at the apprentice’s applicable prevailing wage rate. 44 more words

Prevailing Wage

California DLSE Updates Public Works Manual

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the state agency responsible for administering and enforcing California’s prevailing wage law, recently issued an updated version of its Public Works Manual [ 56 more words

Prevailing Wage