CMAA and Industry Allies File Comments to 2019 Overtime Rule

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On Monday, May 20, CMAA and industry allies submitted their official comments to the Department of Labor regarding the proposed update to the Overtime rule. These comments focus specifically on the impact to the industry and were collaboratively submitted by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, National Club Association, National Golf Course Owners Association, and CMAA.

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The Return of the No Match Letters

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) has revived its practice of sending what are known as “no match” letters to employers (officially known as Employer Correction Request Notices). 

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Summer Is Coming: Train Your Outdoor Employees

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Training employees on safety is necessary but it is not exactly the most exciting topic. But this year, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has tied this necessary topic into arguably the hottest pop culture trend of 2019, the final season of Game of Thrones.

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DHS Releases 30,000 Additional H-2B Visas for Returning Workers

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On May 6, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the pre-publication version of the rule set to become official in the May 8 edition of the Federal Register.


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CMAA’s Advocacy Committee and Members Converge for National Golf Day

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On Wednesday, May 1, representatives of the We Are Golf coalition, including the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) converged on Capitol Hill for the twelfth annual National Golf Day to educate lawmakers on the industry’s economic, environmental, health, and charitable benefits as well as to lobby on issues of chief importance to our industry. The substance of the meetings focused on the labor and environmental legislation and regulation impacting clubs and courses.

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Golf Industry Files Comments to 2019 Waters of the US Rule

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On Monday, April 15, the Golf Industry submitted their official comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the proposed expansion of the Clean Water Act and Waters of the US Rule.

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DHS Set to Release 30,000 Additional H-2B Visas

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In February’s Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, Congress has authorized the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust the annual limit of 66,000 visas.

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