Labor Rules Changing: GAWDA Consultant Offers Guidance
Federal rules on overtime pay and worker classification will change in two weeks. Under the changes, effective Dec. 1, 2016, employees classified as exempt will need to be paid at least $913 per week, up from the current $455 per week.
GAWDA consultant and General Counsel Richard Schweitzer offered a look at thew new rules and options for how GAWDA members could address them in his column in the fourth-quarter Welding & Gases Today.
You can see Schweitzer's column here. He can be reached at email@example.com.
GAWDA Membership Renewal Discount Still Available
The GAWDA Board of Directors has approved a 15 percent discount for all membership renewals paid before December 31. Members who renew after that date must pay the full amounts. There will be no extensions.
Membership renewal notices were sent out in October.
For questions about membership renewal, the 15 percent discount or other matters dealing with membership, contact Membership Services Manager Stephen Hill at 954-367-7728 ext. 220, or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Accounting Associate Bruce Ellenbogen at 954-367-7728 ext. 230, or email@example.com.