Human Resource & Labor News
www.agc.orgJanuary 24, 2013 / Issue No. 1-13
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Labor Relations
Federal Court Finds Michigan PLA Law Preempted by NLRA
Free Members-Only AGC Webinar on Multi-Employer Pension Reform January 29, 2013
Collective Bargaining in 2012 Yields Average 1st-Year Increase of 2%
Court Dismisses Carpenters’ RICO Lawsuit Against Building Trades
Regulations
Federal Labor Agencies Update Regulatory Agendas
Review of 2012 W-2s Necessary After Fiscal Cliff Deal Increases Transit Benefits
Care for Adult Children under FMLA Clarified
U.S. Transportation Department Issues Guidance on State-Approved Recreational and Medical Marijuana Use
Health Care
AGC to Host Webinar on the Affordable Care Act
IRS Proposes Regulations for Affordable Care Act “Pay or Play” Mandate
Group Health Plans Undergo Strenuous Labor Department Audits
Prepare Your Workforce for Flu Epidemic
Special Events
Don’t Miss the Jan. 31 Early-Bird Deadline for AGC’s Annual Convention - March 5-9 in Palm Springs, CA
Combined Construction HR and Training Professionals Conferences Set for Oct. 16-17 in Chicago
Free Members-Only AGC Webinar on Multi-Employer Pension Reform January 29, 2013
 

Learn About Recommendations for Legislative and Regulatory Changes to System

For over a year, AGC has participated in the National Coordinating Committee of Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP) Retirement Review Security Commission to develop draft recommendations for legislative and other changes to the current multi-employer pension plan system. The Commission has worked to develop these recommendations to ensure that the system provides reliable retirement income to workers while reducing financial risks to contributing employers.

The Commission was a labor-management, cross-industry group of stakeholders. Specific recommendations were put forth in the following areas:

  • Technical corrections and other changes to the Pension Protection Act;
  • New tools for plans near insolvency;
  • Facilitation of new, more flexible plan designs; and
  • Other new tools and changes to the law.

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. EST, AGC will host a free webinar with presenters involved in the Commission, including AGC of America’s Commission representative and NCCMP staff, all of whom will review the Commission’s proposal and its potential impact on the construction industry.  By participating in this webinar, union contractor members will learn about the proposal and potential legislative changes after the Pension Protection Act sunsets in 2014, and how to help advance reform efforts.

For more information or to register for the free AGC member-only webinar, please click here.
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