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Trump Administration May Kill Plan to Pay Managers Overtime
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Trump Administration May Kill Plan to Pay Managers Overtime

In December, a Texas court stopped new labor rules affecting white-collar people... More

Trench Failures Killed Twice as Many Workers in 2016
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Trench Failures Killed Twice as Many Workers in 2016

A contractor working on an Ohio public works project lost a crew member who'd... More

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Don't Bust a Gut ... Er, Wire

Earn continuing education units with a Feb. 2 webinar on pre-stressed concrete cylinder pipeline (PCCP) failures. More

Tags: Water, Repair
Bike Paths or Roads: Which Creates More Jobs?
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Bike Paths or Roads: Which Creates More Jobs?

Trying to justify funding for multimodality projects? A national study says... More

Tags: Roadways
Seasonal Summer Help May Cost More in 2017
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Seasonal Summer Help May Cost More in 2017

In November, voters in 19 states approved an increase in the minimum wage. The... More

Silicone wedding rings
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Silicone wedding rings

Fixate, Inc. introduces the all-new FX8 men’s & women’s silicone wedding bands... More

Tags: Safety
Water Utility Crew Robbed at Gunpoint
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Water Utility Crew Robbed at Gunpoint

Broken water mains are repaired in the wee hours of the morning because there are... More

Tags: Safety, Water, Pipes
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Injunction Puts White Collar Compensation in Limbo

A preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge kept the Labor Department's new rules for how salaried employees are paid for overtime from going into effect as scheduled on Dec. 1. Even so, employers shouldn't suspend any strategies they've devised and/or implemented to comply. Here's why. More

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New Pay Rules Go Into Effect TOMORROW

Both houses of Congress have introduced and/or passed legislation that would delay implementation of revised overtime rules for white-collar workers, but no one thinks the measures will pass in time. This presentation explains what this means for government agencies. More

Tags: Budgeting
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Trump's Transportation Secretary

OK, so he's only named his chief of staff (Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus) and senior strategist (Stephen K. Bannon). Check out this short-list of the president-elect's likely 15 Cabinet appointees to see who's in the running. More

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