Dept of Labor Proposed Rule: Overtime

From the Department of Labor: The Department of Labor has announced a proposed rule that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers within the first year of its implementation. Failure to update the overtime regulations has left an exception to overtime eligibility originally meant for highly-compensated executive, administrative, and professional employees…

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Blogs: Spotlighted New Feature on PalletCentral.com

Blogs are a powerful way to reach out and share information in the wood packaging industry, and we’re excited to include this feature at PalletCentral.com. The benefits of blogs get richer as more members engage and join in the discussion. As an NWPCA member, we hope you’ll take advantage of these benefits with a blog…

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Hardwood Checkoff Update-Industrial Lumber Excluded

Hardwood Checkoff Changes Proposed – Industrial Products Excluded, Comment Period Re-Opened After considering the 939 comment submitted during a previous Federal Register notice, the USDA has made several changes to a proposed Hardwood Lumber and Hardwood Plywood Research and Promotion Program (Hardwood Checkoff Program). Industrial products are no longer covered, “For purposes of this Order,…

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LoadSync Free Software Download

The LoadSync software program enables pallet end-users to easily yet completely define their entire pallet and unit load handling requirements, save these requirements to a data file and email the file to their pallet manufacturer. Learn more about LoadSync or email request for the free download. Source: NATIONAL WOODEN PALLET & CONTAINER ASSOCIATION

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