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Department of Labor

New Overtime Rule Goes Into Effect July 1

Recently, the Department of Labor issued a final rule, updating and revising regulations outlined in 13(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The rule addresses the exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) employees and will take effect on July 1, 2024, increasing both the standard salary level […]

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DHS to Release Nearly 65,000 Additional H-2B Visas for Fiscal Year 2023

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in conjunction with the Department of Labor (DOL), will be issuing a regulation that will make an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2023. These visas are in addition to the 66,000 H-2B visas that are normally allocated each fiscal year. DHS hopes that […]

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When you live the industry

I have spent 50 plus years in this profession, so it’s safe to say this is the only work I’ve ever done. As senior vice president of Government Affairs and Industry Relations for TruGreen, I’m still very involved with the industry, networking with landscape professionals and lawn care operators around the country. Indeed, throughout my […]

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