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    SWACCA Focuses House of Representatives on the Need to Authorize Composite Plans as Part of any Solution for the Multiemployer Pension Crisis

    SWACCA’s efforts to authorize composite plans continued at today’s House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing entitled: “The Cost of Inaction: Why Congress Must Address the Multiemployer Pension Crisis”.  This hearing was intended to illustrate why Congress must act quickly to save the multiemployer pension system. SWACCA urged members and witnesses at the hearing to raise composite plans as part of any solution to the crisis facing the multiemployer system.  Three members of Congress and a witness from the U.S. Chamber of Congress raised the issue at today’s hearing.

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    SWACCA Joins in Calling for Repeal of Cadillac Tax

    Last week, SWACCA joined over 600 businesses and organizations in signing a letter urging Congress to repeal the “Cadillac Tax”, which would levy a 40% tax on certain employer-provided health coverage.

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    OSHA Form 300A Reporting Deadline Coming March 2

    March 2 is the deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A data for calendar year 2018. Collection will begin January 2, 2019.

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    SWACCA Submits Joint Letter in Support of Multiemployer Pension Reform

    SWACCA has submitted a letter, along with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the other members of the Construction Employers of America (CEA) coalition, to the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of urgent action to protect and strengthen the security of multiemployer pension plans.

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    IRS Issues 2019 Mileage Reimbursement Rates

    On Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. 

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