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[Author: INEDA Staff, 05.2020 | Keywords: Recruiting, Workforce Development] The stakes are high. Recruiting and retaining technicians will be one of the top three success factors in the ag and construction equipment industry over the next 10 to 15 years. And whoever figures out the workforce equation is going to be in the driver’s seat…. Read More »
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“Act”) into law. There are two paid leave sections of the Act that private employers with fewer than 500 employees and public agencies must be aware of: (1) the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (the “EFMLEA”) and (2) the Emergency Paid… Read More »
[Author: Woods & Aitken, LLP, 03.2020 | Keywords: HR, Employee Policies] On January 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule updating its regulations governing joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule is to take effect on March 16, 2020. JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY The final… Read More »
INEDA has a limited number of matching fund scholarships available for the 2019-2020 school year to help train current and potential employees of Iowa and Nebraska equipment dealers. Deadline: April 15 [Program Details] [Scholarship Application]
[Author: Bob Evnen | 2015; R-2017 | Keywords: Human Resources, Youth, Employment] School is nearly out, which means young people will be seeking summer jobs. The employment of people under the age of 18 comes with several rules and is closely regulated by both the federal and state governments. Following is a brief outline to… Read More »