FCC Scraps Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC today voted 3-2 along party lines to end Obama-era net neutrality rules that were put in place to force internet providers like Verizon and Comcast to treat all web traffic equally. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who voted against net neutrality as a minority commissioner under the Obama administration, has argued that the rules… Read more »

Trump Orders DHS to Step Up Extreme Vetting

Following a deadly terrorist attack in Manhattan this week, President Trump said he has directed the Department of Homeland Security to boost its “extreme vetting” procedures for foreign nationals seeking entry to the U.S. Trump said the alleged driver in Tuesday’s truck attack that killed eight people and injured 11 in New York City entered… Read more »

Overtime Comments Due Sept. 25

As reported in Inroads last week, comments on possible changes to the overtime rule are due to the Department of Labor by Sept. 25. The overtime rule has been identified as a major area of concern for nonprofit employers. ASAE has already submitted its comments to DOL, and has drafted model comments that other associations… Read more »

Laptop Ban Ended on Middle East Flights

The U.S. on Wednesday ended a four-month ban on laptops and other large electronic devices in the cabins of U.S.-bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and Northern Africa. The ban was initiated in March after U.S. officials cited intelligence that terrorists were potentially working on concealing explosives in laptops and other larger… Read more »