Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Rule

Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Rule

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA  The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) March 7 issued a regulation changing the manner in which workers qualify for overtime pay. Specifically, the new rule raises the threshold that an employee can...
Supreme Court to Decide if Clean Water Act Covers Groundwater

Supreme Court to Decide if Clean Water Act Covers Groundwater

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA  The U. S. Supreme Court will consider whether the Clean Water Act (CWA) applies to discharges into groundwater. Recent lower federal court decisions have been split as to whether or not the U.S....