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Senate Democrats Oppose Department of Labor’s IRAP Rule

In the letter, the Senators said that the proposed rule would establish a “confusing, unnecessary, and duplicative program” that would “undermine important standards around wages, training structure and quality, and equal opportunity employment.”

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SWACCA Helps to Generate 320,790 Comments on DOL's Proposed Apprenticeship Rule

The apprenticeship rule has received 320,790 public comments, with more possible as DOL works to confirm submissions that came in prior to the August 26 deadline.

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Denial of Comment Extension for Apprenticeship Rule

The DOL believes that the 60-day comment period originally set out in the NPRM is a “reasonable and adequate” amount of time to provide notice and an opportunity for public comment.

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OSHA to Publish Request for Information Related to Silica Rule in the Federal Register

OSHA is seeking information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks currently listed on Table 1 of OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. 

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PBGC Multiemployer Pension Program continues on path to insolvency by the end of fiscal year 2020, according to report

This year’s report shows that the financial condition of the PBGC Multiemployer Program will continue to erode rapidly over the next ten years.

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Prevailing Wage Compliance Seminar

The seminar will provide information on the rules governing federal prevailing wage requirements to contractors, unions, workers, and others. 

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