DOL Overtime Rule
The Department of Labor's Overtime Exemption Rule will force clubs to pay overtime to any employee making less than $47,476 per year. The rule will take effect on Dec. 1, 2016. NCA and our golf allies thank Rep. Schrader for his OT phase-in bill. Another bill, H.R. 6094, was introduced to provide a six-month delay in the implementation date of the overtime regulation. Read the letter of support.
DOL Persuader Rule
On Monday, June 27, a U.S. District Court in Texas put the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Persuader Rule on hold, giving clubs a much needed respite from the rule’s impact. The rule was supposed to go into effect this Friday, July 1. This stay will remain in effect until the case is finalized. Read the Alert.
Waters of the U.S. Rule
H-2B Workforce Coalition Applauds House Labor, HHS and Education Spending Bill. NCA and our allies work to ensure the H-2B Visa Program’s Returning Worker Exemption is continued into FY2017. House letter Senate letter. Thanks to Sen. Jeff Flake for his commitment to broadening temporary foreign worker options for clubs. Read the letter. Read about the Worker Visa Pilot Program.
DOL Guidance on Employee/Independent Contractor Classification
On July 15, DOL issued its new interpretation of classification of workers and it could have a significant impact on clubs that utilize caddies or any “independent contractors.”
Club Director, Summer 2016
Club Trends, Summer 2016
The Greening of America
Pulse Survey Results
Saving Energy and the Environment
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Strategic Planning for Private Clubs
This new resource covers best practices, tips, checklists, sample forms and resources all geared toward ensuring your club planning process meets your club’s individual needs and circumstances.