Inside News

Spring Clean-Up Your Member Profile

 

It’s time to review and update your CMAA member profile and your email preferences. You may have a new title, email, or home address – keeping this information current helps us communicate with you more effectively. Additionally, as CMAA grows its diversity and equity efforts to better understand the demographics of our membership, please consider reviewing/adding your self-identification information.

Join Us for Virtual National Golf Day on May 12

 

Be part of National Golf Day and tell the story of our industry to members of Congress! The 13th annual National Golf Day on Wednesday, May 12, will unite industry leaders in virtual meetings with members of Congress, the Executive Branch, and federal agencies to discuss the most pressing issues facing us today, including labor, environmental, and health related legislation and regulation. Learn more and register.

DOL Makes Further Changes to Tip Sharing Rule

 

On March 23, the Department of Labor announced further changes to the implementation of the 2020 final rule adjusting the tip provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Previously, the DOL had delayed the implementation of the rule by 60 days. Now the DOL will allow two provisions of the rule to go into effect April 30 while delaying others for further consideration. Read more in the Legislative Report.

American Rescue Act: What’s in it for Clubs?

 

On March 11, HR1319, known as the American Rescue Act, was signed into law. It is the largest COVID-related stimulus to date and includes rebate payments to individuals, unemployment insurance enhancement, and aid to state and local governments. Highlights of interest to the club industry include changes to the Payroll Protection Program, further extension of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (including the latest clarifying guidance from the IRS), and changes to the paid sick and family leave tax credits. Read more in the Legislative Report and access the up-to-date fact sheet on What Clubs Can Take Advantage Of, outlining all of the major COVID-related stimulus legislation. (Login Required)