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Join ACE Mentor Cleveland, for 2019 Cavaliers Opening Night Celebration

Oct 11, 2019

The Cavs will suit up in the retro black, blue and orange Classic Edition uniforms to take on the Indiana Pacers on Saturday, October 26th at 8:00 p.m. All fans attending the season home opener at the newly transformed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will receive an Opening Night Cavs t-shirt presented by Cleveland Clinic.

ACE Mentor is selling discount tickets for the game and is the 50/50 Raffle partner for the night. 

Support the Cavs and ACE Mentor Cleveland.

As Federal Overtime Rule Drops, Experts Recommend Audits, Training

Sep 30, 2019

By Ryan Golden, Construction Dive

If the human resources experts who we spoke to agreed on anything, it's this: HR departments may be missing the boat if they've waited until now to plan for changes to federal overtime regulations.

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) began the journey to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) salary threshold overtime exemption in 2016. After court battles, a presidential election and then some, employers have now had almost four years to prepare for changes.

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Ohio Supreme Court Shuts Down Local-Hiring Requirements in Public Construction Contracts

Sep 24, 2019

By Tom Cardone, Frantz Ward

The Ohio Supreme Court today issued a knockout punch to public authorities seeking to enforce local-hiring requirements on public-construction projects.

In 2003, the Cleveland City Council enacted what is generally known as the “Fannie Lewis Law.” The much-disputed law required public-construction contracts valued at $100,000 or more to include a provision mandating that Cleveland residents perform 20 percent of total construction labor hours on the contract. Contractors awarded projects but who failed to comply would be subject to monetary penalties and, potentially, contract termination and disqualification from future public work. 

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