School Transportation Industry News from 2020

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NYSBCA's the Yellow Bus Newsletter - Spring Issue

Posted March 20, 2020

 

AMPLY Power & Logan Bus Announce Demonstration Project to Simplify Electric Transportation for Fleets 

Two-year project will accelerate the use of electric school buses using AMPLY’s fleet electrification service. Posted February 5, 2020

Extension of Compliance Date for Entry-Level Driver Training

FMCSA is amending its December 8, 2016, final rule, "Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators" (ELDT final rule), by extending the compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020, to February 7, 2022. CLICK HERE for additional details or here for a PDF document of the extension. Posted January 29, 2020

Leonard Family Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2020-21 School Year

Share this information with your employees and help them get funding for education. CLICK HERE to download an application. Applications deadline is March 1, 2020. Posted January 30, 2020

New York State’s Minimum Wage Updates

Employers in New York will be required to comply with the new state minimum wage rates and the new state salary thresholds to qualify for the executive and administrative exemptions, effective December 31, 2019. Posted January 3, 2020

Are you ready for these payroll changes in 2020?

As we embark upon 2020, numerous payroll changes await. Among them are FICA taxes, Form W-4, state taxes, employee benefits, minimum wage, overtime, paid sick leave, and the quadrennial leap year. Posted January 3, 2020

Annual Random Controlled Substances Testing Percentage Rate for Calendar Year 2020

FMCSA announces that it is increasing the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL) from the current rate of 25 percent of the average number of driver positions to 50 percent of the average number of driver positions, effective in calendar year 2020. Posted January 3, 2020

New York Employment Legislation Update: What’s New for 2020

New York will see a slew of new labor laws in 2020 which may have a substantial impact on employers in the state. Businesses in New York should plan ahead and prepare to adjust their employment policies and practices accordingly. Posted January 3, 2020

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