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Proposed Changes to EPA's Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

Posted on 8/18/2014 by Lauren Mangnall in labor

The National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA) is a signatory on the following comments posted concerning proposed changes to the EPA's Worker Protection Standard (WPS):

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NCTA is supporting the STARS Act

Posted on 7/22/2014 by Lauren Mangnall in STARS Act Affordable Care Act

With the help of AmericanHort, National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA), along with several allied associations have been educating Congress about the Affordable Care Act's complex treatment of seasonal workers.

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Posted on 4/9/2014 by Lauren Mangnall in Checkoff

After years of working and waiting, the members of Christmas Tree Promotion Now (CTPN) are pleased to announce that on Monday, April 7, 2014 the Obama administration lifted the nearly 2 ½ year stay that was placed on the Christmas Tree Research and Promotion Order; commonly known as the Christmas tree check-off.

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Affordable Care Act Notice Deadline Approaching

Posted on 9/11/2013 by Lauren Mangnall

Section 18B of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as added by section 1512 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), provides that an employer must provide each employee at the time of hiring, or with respect to current employees, not later than October 1, 2013, a written notice. This deadline for current employees is fast approaching.

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Tell Your Senators to Act on Immigration

Posted on 6/19/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration

The U.S. Senate has begun consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Please urge your two U.S. Senators to support this vital legislation.

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