Category: Government Affairs

NECA Legal Webinar #2 Q&A

Questions and Answers 2 Question: What is allowed in the term “Transportation” to be deducted in the PPP?Transportation is not defined. However, it likely covers any transportation costs covered by the employer; such as a car allowance. Question: What do we do if an employee refuses to go to a job sitebecause the employee is… Read more »

PAYROLL DEDUCTION NOW AVAILABLE FOR NECAPAC

NECA is the voice of the electrical construction industry.  The vehicle that carries members voices on Capitol Hill is made possible by contributions to NECA Political Action Committee (NECAPAC).  NECA member companies can now implement a payroll deduction for NECAPAC, and their shareholders and eligible employees (executives and salaried administrative personnel) can sign up to contribute to… Read more »

D.C. PAID FAMILY LEAVE

In December 2016, the District of Columbia City Council passed the D.C. Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 (UPLAA).  The Act guarantees certain periods of paid family and medical leave to private-sector employees starting on July 1, 2020. The Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefit will be funded by an additional 0.62 percent employer payroll… Read more »

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

As in recent years, most of the legislative activity of the Association’s Government Affairs Committee has been through the Alliance for Construction Excellence (ACE) – an umbrella group of seven local specialty construction trade associations.  ACE is engaged in legislative sessions in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.  As the legislative sessions in Virginia and Maryland… Read more »