The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated its rules on what may be excluded when calculating an employee’s regular rate of pay, which then forms the basis for “time and one-half” overtime pay.
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The date marks the 11th consecutive commemoration in what has become an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.
The United States and China have agreed to a “phase one” trade deal whereby China will buy more U.S. goods and implement some structural changes to its trade laws.
Legislation (S.B. 1712) in New Jersey that would require new car dealers to provide purchasers written notice that it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed, or because someone other than the dealer-performed service passed the legislature and now goes to Governor Phil Murphy for approval.
Following months of negotiations, President Trump and U.S. House of Representatives Democrats reached agreement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) which will replace the NAFTA accord.
President Trump reimposed 25% tariffs on steel and 10% tariffs on aluminum imported into the United States from Argentina and Brazil on December 2.
SEMA has published two brochures on the regulation of emissions-related specialty auto parts under our nation’s clean air laws.
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted exclusion requests for 36 products from the List 3 Chinese imports subject to 25% tariffs.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published eight draft research test procedures to assess the performance of certain types of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
Beginning December 1, all motor vehicles 20 years old or older will be exempt from emissions testing in North Carolina.