Category : NLBMDA

Status of Controversial Persuader Rule Remains in Limbo

2 months ago

On June 27, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule, thereby halting the … Read More

Overtime Rule Presents Challenges and Questions for Dealers

3 months ago

On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that will dramatically increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay. The rule increases the salary level … Read More

New Electronic Logging Devices Rule Could Affect Your Business

4 months ago

On December 16, 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule to require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to use Electronic … Read More

NLBMDA Holds Successful Legislative Conference

5 months ago

On April 18 and 19, members of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) met in Washington, D.C. for its annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference. Attendees enjoyed … Read More

NLBMDA Continues Its Work on Health Care

6 months ago

Last summer, NLBMDA-member dealers who participated in a public policy survey rated health care as the top issue affecting their businesses. The biggest challenge for many employers trying to provide … Read More

NLBMDA Prepares for 2016 Legislative Conference

7 months ago

On April 19, National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) members will be on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers and highlight the issues affecting dealers. … Read More

Year-End Legislation Provides Good News for Lumber Dealers

8 months ago

On December 18, Congress completed action, and President Obama signed bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2029), that funds the federal government through September 30, 2016 and extends dozens of expired tax incentives. … Read More

NLBMDA Finalizes 2016 National Policy Agenda

9 months ago

NLBMDA has finalized its National Policy Agenda for 2016, and plans to continue working with Congress on legal reform, revising provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and stopping the … Read More

Coalitions Help Advance NLBMDA’s Public Policy Agenda

11 months ago

NLBMDA actively works on many public policy issues that affect lumber dealers. However, with a small government relations staff and a constantly changing legislative and regulatory landscape, NLBMDA regularly partners … Read More

Major Impact Expected from Proposed Overtime Rule

12 months ago

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed increasing the salary levels required for being exempt from overtime rules regarding pay and benefits. As proposed, the rule would more than double … Read More