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Landscape professionals back STARS act

8/12/2014

Legislation would define seasonal workers by duration of employment. More

Court decision prohibits midseason H-2B wage increases

12/11/2013

BALCA ruling in Island Holding case establishes that DOL cannot raise H-2B rates mid-season. More

House Dems offer immigration bill, fate uncertain

10/3/2013

The bill combines major elements of a bill the Senate passed in June with bipartisan border security legislation that won unanimous support in the Homeland Security Committee. More

ANLA urges action on immigration

5/9/2013

The Senate Judiciary Committee begins its consideration of the reform legislation. More

Five things from Ft. Lauderdale

8/16/2012

ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride highlights the key happenings and events from the 2012 Executive Summit. More

Small-business bill advances in Senate

9/16/2010

The bill includes a $30 billion fund designed to encourage community banks to lend to small firms. More

Federal judge blocks key parts of Arizona immigration law

7/29/2010

Judge issued a temporary injunction against parts of the law that would require police to determine the status of people they lawfully stopped and suspected were in the country illegally. More

L&L on the road: PLANET Legislative Day

7/20/2010

Hundreds of contractors head to the nation’s capital to maintain a national monument and press their case with legislators. More

Canada rules to uncouple fertilizer-pesticide combination products for lawn and turf uses

2/23/2010

This document is to communicate to stakeholders the decision to uncouple fertilizer-pesticide combination products intended for lawn and turf uses in Canada. More

Fines for too-tall grass could rise to $1,000 a day in Florida town

11/30/2009

Jupiter residents could see a quadruple increase from previous penalties. More

Obama: Stimulus Package Will Save Jobs

2/13/2009

On Feb. 12, the president told about 250 Caterpillar workers in East Peoria, Ill., that the stimulus package will help save and create millions of jobs. More

Stimulus' Passage Would Allow Caterpillar to Rehire

2/12/2009

White House officials say if Congress approves the stimulus bill, Caterpillar, which recently laid off workers, would be able to rehire. More

New Surcharge for Specialty Fertilizer

2/10/2009

Beginning July 1, Maryland will apply a surcharge of $2 per ton of specialty fertilizer distributed in the state. More

Colorado's Senate Kills Immigration Bill

2/10/2009

The proposed bill would have required all non-gorvernmental employers to verify the immigration status of job applicants. More

Tennessee Green Job Growth Possible

2/9/2009

The Tennessee Department of Labor reports the state is at the forefront of investment in key areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency. More

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