Regulation: Page 2


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    DOL won’t extend overtime rule comment period

    Stakeholder submissions for the rule, which would expand overtime eligibility to those paid about $55,068 per year, will still be due Nov. 7.

    By Kate Tornone • Oct. 18, 2023
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    Meat snack manufacturer fined $140K for child labor violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor is ramping up enforcement activity as it reports a significant rise in the number of children illegally working in factories.

    By Oct. 18, 2023
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    The Manufacturing Outlook for 2023

    Take a look at what’s ahead for the manufacturing industry this year, from a continued labor crunch to regulatory and tech upgrades, and how companies are preparing for the changing landscape. 

    By Manufacturing Dive staff
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    OSHA proposes $270K in fines against GM, LG Energy Solution battery company

    The federal agency discovered 19 health and safety violations at Ultium Cells’ Ohio facility, including exposing workers to dangerous chemicals used to produce batteries.

    By Oct. 17, 2023
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    7 hydrogen hubs get $7B in DOE funding

    The chosen hubs span coast to coast, with each focusing on a different type of hydrogen production.

    By Emma Penrod • Oct. 16, 2023
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    Ford executive chair warns of economic collapse if strikes continue

    Bill Ford warned that the current strike at the company’s Kentucky Truck Plant “will have a major impact on the American economy” and devastate local communities.

    By Eric Walz • Oct. 16, 2023
  • A female worker at General Motor's Oshawa plant in Canada works on an assembly line with car seats lined up in front of her.
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    GM, Unifor ratify 3-year labor deal for autoworkers in Canada

    GM autoworkers with one to two years of seniority will get a 63% to 73% hourly wage increase over the life of the agreement, while Unifor members at the top of the pay scale will get raises up to 25%.

    By Michael Brady • Oct. 16, 2023
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    EPA opens $100M grants for building material makers

    The funding, part of the Inflation Reduction Act, aims to help decarbonize the industry and increase manufacturers’ emissions disclosures.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
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    California governor signs 2 climate disclosure bills into law

    The two bills would require large companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and report on climate-related financial risks.  

    By Zoya Mirza • Oct. 13, 2023
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    Missouri pressures Tyson to sell 2 poultry plants set for closure

    The move follows the company's announcement it would close four sites in the rural towns Dexter and Noel, where it is the largest employer.

    By Oct. 11, 2023
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    The evolving role of the product compliance officer

    What forces are reshaping compliance management and how can organizations plan for business continuity through these changes?

    By Sue Fortunato-Esbach • Oct. 9, 2023
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    Small businesses can get new smart manufacturing funding from Energy Department

    The department is offering small- and medium-sized manufacturers $22 million to integrate high-grade computing and smart technology into operations.

    By Oct. 4, 2023
  • Defense Department grants $238M for microelectronic manufacturing

    The money will establish eight regional innovation hubs to usher new technologies like 6G and AI hardware from development to production.

    By Oct. 2, 2023
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    Tesla sued for racial harassment, retaliation at California factory

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges a pervasive pattern of racism against Black employees at the EV maker’s plant in Fremont.

    By Kalena Thomhave • Oct. 2, 2023
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    CHIPS Act opens $500M in funding for small semiconductor supply chain projects

    The money is for projects worth less than $300 million that produce chip-making components and equipment.

    By Sept. 29, 2023
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    Florida offers $50M in semiconductor manufacturing funding

    The money will go towards workforce development initiatives in the state.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
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    3M idles PFAS production at Belgium plant

    The chemical titan is weighing whether to temporarily pause or permanently end the manufacturing of affected products ahead of a planned phase-out by 2025.

    By Sept. 26, 2023
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    White House awards $600M to COVID-19 test makers

    A dozen domestic test manufacturers will increase production capacity as cases rise and the U.S. again offers at-home tests.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
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    How the Department of Labor’s new overtime pay proposal could impact manufacturers

    Companies should start preparing for the possible change now to avoid future compliance issues, one expert tells Manufacturing Dive.

    By Sept. 13, 2023
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    Drug Supply Chain Security Act enforcement delayed until 2024

    The extension aims to help drug manufacturers and distributors develop and refine their systems for electronic data sharing.

    By Kelly Stroh • Sept. 13, 2023
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    Ohio tile maker Nox US faces $545K in OSHA penalties

    The citation is one of the highest in the state this year, adding to $1.2 million in fines levied against the company in 2022.

    By Sept. 12, 2023
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    SpaceX sued by Justice Department over hiring discrimination

    The rocket maker allegedly refused to hire refugees and those granted asylum and discouraged them from applying, assuming it was in violation of federal export control laws.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    Why chemical companies should prepare for hurricane season

    As climate change leads to more extreme weather, experts warn thousands of U.S. chemicals plants should secure their facilities to prevent the release of hazardous materials.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    FDA issues warning letters to three baby formula makers

    Perrigo, ByHeart and Mead Johnson received letters as part of the agency's ongoing review of formula manufacturing after years of constrained supply and recalls.

    By Sept. 7, 2023
  • Ford F-150 Lightning pickup trucks sit on the production line at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.
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    Department of Energy offers $15.5B to aid manufacturers in EV transition

    The money will be used to retool factories for EV production, with a focus on retaining workers.

    By Sept. 1, 2023
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    DOL proposes $55K overtime rule threshold, automatic 3-year updates

    An estimated 3.6 million U.S. workers would become eligible for overtime pay under the proposed rule, the agency said Wednesday.

    By Ryan Golden • Aug. 31, 2023