General Industry News

DOL Resources to Help Workers During COVID-19

2020-03-25T09:02:39-04:00March 25th, 2020|Employee Benefits Legislation, General Industry News, Legislative News, Safety Tips|

A number of resources both employers and workers can use to combat issues presented by the COVID-19 crisis are being provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides several of [...]

Car Dealerships Want To Be Considered ‘Essential’ So They Can Stay Open During The Pandemic

2020-03-20T11:37:23-04:00March 20th, 2020|Automotive Industry News, General Industry News, Legislative News|

Trade groups representing car dealerships and auto manufacturers asked President Trump to declare car dealerships "essential" businesses, which therefore should be exempt from potential "shelter in place" rules prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a March 17 letter to the president [...]

Legislation and Compliance: DOL Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2020 & New I-9 Form Information

2020-03-03T07:57:51-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Employee Benefits Legislation, General Industry News, Legislative News|

DOL Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2020 The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released its 2020 inflation-adjusted civil monetary penalties that may be assessed on employers for violations of a wide range of federal laws, including: The Fair Labor Standards Act [...]

NH Lawmakers Seek New Fees as Gas Tax Revenue Decreases

2020-01-24T11:34:28-05:00January 24th, 2020|Fuel Industry News, General Industry News, New Hampshire News|

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering two opposing plans for bolstering state highway revenues. Lawmakers heard two bills on Tuesday that propose new systems for vehicle registration fees in the state in response to a decline in gas tax revenue [...]

You Can Use Colorado’s New Search Tool to See the Oil and Gas Flowlines Under Your Neighborhood

2020-01-22T15:45:12-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Colorado News, Fuel Industry News, General Industry News|

What's underground in Colorado is now being revealed through a searchable oil and gas map online. The location of oil and gas lines underground is being added to a geographic information systems (GIS) database maintained by the Colorado Oil and Gas [...]

Strong 2019 in Kentucky: Low Business Costs Among Reasons For Opportunities in the State

2019-12-10T09:58:48-05:00December 10th, 2019|Automotive Industry News, General Industry News|

Kentucky is on a roll. According to Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, for 2019 through mid-October, the commonwealth has announced 135 capital investment projects, with a total value of about $4.85 billion, and nearly 8,500 new full-time jobs. Unemployment [...]

FBI Cybersecurity Alert to the Automotive Industry

2019-11-21T13:30:58-05:00November 21st, 2019|Cybersecurity, General Industry News|

We want to share an alert with you that was received by our CTO, who is a member of the FBI Infragard network, a public/private partnership focused on maintaining the physical and cyber security of our nations critical infrastructure [...]

Kentucky-Made Products Featured During Manufacturing Month

2019-10-28T21:02:58-04:00October 28th, 2019|Automotive Industry News, General Industry News|

Gov. Matt Bevin has a vision for Kentucky as the engineering and manufacturing center of excellence in the United States, and continued growth of the state’s existing industries paired with innovative opportunities in burgeoning markets indicate the commonwealth has [...]