AEM has petitioned CalOSHA and communicated its desire to see changes made to California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 3441(b). Title 8, Section 3441(b), directed toward all “self-propelled equipment,” mandates that an operator remains at an operator station when the equipment is in motion.
Our series of 30-minute courses in our “online training” program is resuming soon! Back by popular demand, these quick sessions will give you an opportunity to receive online classroom training right at your desktop!
Far West Equipment Dealers Association signed an agreement with the California Farm Bureau Federation memorializing an industry commitment to support customers in diagnosing and repairing their equipment.
The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has rescheduled an award presentation and meet and greet with Congressman Jason Smith of Missouri for August 28, 2018. The event will be held at longtime EDA member, Wm. Nobbe & Co.’s Scott City dealership from 3 p.m.-4p.m. (CST).
Dealers using heavy highway vehicles are reminded that the period to file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, began July 1. Returns must be filed and payments made by August 31 for vehicles on the road during July.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers kicked off a new six-figure, national television and digital ad campaign today, reminding members of Congress and the Trump administration of their promise to fix our nation’s infrastructure.
WARNING: Beginning August 30, 2018, new Proposition 65 regulations will take effect that significantly overhaul longstanding warning regulations and depart from the rules that businesses have relied on for decades.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4881, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, written by Reps. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, and Bob Latta, R-Ohio, to establish a Federal Communications Commission task force with the Agriculture Department to evaluate how to meet the broadband connectivity and technological needs of precision agriculture.
On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states can compel online retailers to collect and remit taxes for online purchases. This position reverses the 1992 Quill v. North Dakota ruling which said only a retailer with a “brick and mortar” presence could have taxes levied on products by that state.
The passage of Senate Bill 3 in 2016, which authorized the increase of the California Minimum Wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022 or 2023 has raised concerns about how a section of Wage Orders, specifically Section 9(B) of Wage Order Number 7 (and several others) will be enforced in the future.