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Federal Court Blocks New DOL Overtime Rule

Federal Court Blocks New DOL Overtime Rule

November 28, 2016

A federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on Nov. 22 against an Obama administration regulation that would extend overtime pay to 4.2 million U.S. workers — one of the administration's most significant, yet controversial moves to address stagnant wages. Read More

New E-Book is a Guide for Hiring Pest Control Technicians

New E-Book is a Guide for Hiring Pest Control Technicians

September 8, 2016

Forgely, a people management software specifically designed for the pest control and lawn care industries, just released a new insider’s guide to what pest control company owners needs to know to hire the best pest control technicians and keep them on their team. Read More

Final Overtime Rule Changes Unveiled

Final Overtime Rule Changes Unveiled

May 18, 2016

The rule doubles the maximum annual income a salaried worker can earn and still be automatically eligible for overtime pay from $23,660 to $47,476 yearly, which means any employee making less is eligible for overtime. There are some exemptions for outside sales employees which derive a majority of their income from commission, known as the 7(i) exemption. Read More

Video: Potential Impact of DOL's Proposed Overtime Rule Changes

Video: Potential Impact of DOL's Proposed Overtime Rule Changes

March 18, 2016

As part of this year's NPMA Legislative Day the pest control industry worked to have its collective voice heard on the Department of Labor's proposed overtime rule changes. In the following video, NPMA Director of Public Policy Andrew Bray — along with PCOs Billy Tesh, Dennis Jenkins and Chuck Tindol — discuss how the DOL's proposed overtime rules could impact the pest control industry. Read More

What to Know About 2015 Taxes

What to Know About 2015 Taxes

December 29, 2015

Dan Gordon, president and owner of PCO Bookkeepers, is a CPA and former pest control owner/operator. In the following article, Gordon reviews what deductions are available to PCOs and how they can take advantage of these deductions. Read More