Has Your Club Upgraded its High Chairs? CPSC Implements New High Chair Safety Standards

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High Chairs

Effective June 19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has implemented new safety regulations for high chairs. The new regulations are designed to prevent falls when a child attempted to climb into or out of the high chair, when the chair tipped over as a child pushed back or rocked back and forth while seated in the high chair, or when a piece of the equipment such as the restraint, tray, or lock of the high chair failed.

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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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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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DOL Proposes New Overtime Rule, Threshold Increases to $35,308

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As expected, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new proposed overtime rule on Thursday, March 7. The proposed rule proposes a more reasonable increase to the salary threshold while mirroring other portions of the disputed 2016 final rule.

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WOTUS Comment Period Open Through April 15

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On December 11, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army proposed a revised definition of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act.

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What You Need to Know About the Shutdown(1)

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The partial federal government shut down officially began on at 12:00 p.m. midnight on December 22. More than 800,000 workers have been furloughed nationwide. While some operations like national security are deemed necessities, nine of fifteen regulatory agencies are closed until further notice.

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