Forum Scheduled at TAMIU April 16 to Discuss Labor Rule Changes

Forum Scheduled at TAMIU to Focus
on Latest Labor Rules, Regulations

An opportunity to learn how understanding the latest labor rules and regulations can strengthen your business and improve your bottom line will be offered at a special “Employer Compliance Assistance Forum” scheduled at Texas A&M International University Thursday, April 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center, room 102.

The Forum is sponsored by TAMIU’s Small Business Development Center, the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, Laredo Chamber of Commerce, Laredo Association for Human Resource Management, Workforce Solutions for South Texas and the US Department of Labor’s Office of Small Business programs. It is free of charge and open to the public.

Helping participants to understand Department of Labor Rules and Regulations will be representatives from the US Department of Labor, the Wage and House Division, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Texas Workforce Commission.

Topics to be discussed will include new federal and state rules regarding minimum wage, overtime, fair labor standards, workplace safety and employee health and pension benefits.

For additional information, contact Isabel Salazar at the TAMIU-SBDC at 956.326.2250 or e-mail isalazar@tamiu.edu

For additional information on US Department of Labor laws and regulations, visit dol.gov/osbp or call toll free 1-888-972-7332.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu