Be Prepared! OSHA Silica Rule Takes Effect Saturday, Sept. 23

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As NAHB has reported recently, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to begin enforcement of the silica rule in construction this Saturday, Sept. 23. NAHB’s Silica in Construction Toolkit, found at nahb.org/silica, provides background on crystalline silic ...

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NFIP Extended Three-Months As Part of Continuing Resolution

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Congress recently approved a continuing resolution funding the government through Dec. 8. Included in that package is the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that was set to expire on Sept. 30. Congress now has more time to consider reforms to the program as it is extended to Dec. 8. For more ...

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Judge Strikes Rule to Double Overtime Pay Threshold

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A federal judge has struck down the Obama administration’s overtime rule that would have doubled the salary threshold for workers to be able to receive overtime pay. The Obama administration’s final rule that was set to take effect Dec. 1, 2016, raised the salary threshold for executive, ad ...

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