ASAE joined 43 other trade and professional associations this week in a letter of support for the Equality Act, which would ensure federal protections for LGBTQ individuals. The bill (H.R. 5) was introduced in both the House and Senate on March 13 and would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination… Read more »

Associations and other large companies can expect to start reporting pay data by race and gender soon, according to a recent court ruling. A federal judge in Washington, DC, ruled March 4 that the Trump administration did not justify its decision to freeze an Obama-era rule requiring the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to collect… Read more »

ASAE is joining a coalition of business and tourism interests in voicing concern that a pending bill in the Texas Legislature would weaken protections for LGBTQ workers in the state. At issue is a proposed bill (Senate Bill 15) that would prohibit cities from requiring private companies to offer paid sick leave to their employees…. Read more »

The Department of Labor on March 7 proposed new rules to boost the salary threshold at which American workers are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new DOL rulemaking, employees who earn under $35,308 a year must be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours per week. That is about 30 percent higher… Read more »

If you’re planning to enter the 2019 Power of A Awards competition, the time is now to create your entry. With the deadline of April 30 about six weeks away, you’ll have plenty of time to draft and submit your association’s work. For those who’ve never entered, it may be helpful to watch the short… Read more »