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April 10, 2014 View All

DHS Looking for Contractors to Assist in Security Assessments

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is looking for school bus companies to assist in their Transportation Sector Security Risk Assessment on Tuesday, April 29. Read More

NSTA Comments on NLRB Ambush Election Proposal NSTA Comments on NLRB Ambush Election Proposal

NSTA recently submitted comments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Representation -Case Procedures, which is also known as the Ambush Election Rule. Read More

ACA Fix ACA Fix

On April 3, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act. Read More

Tax Extenders Tax Extenders

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, (D-OR) led the Finance Committee to pass bipartisan legislation on April 3, 2014, renewing a set of provisions known as "tax extenders" that have expired or will expire at the end of this year. Read More

Weather & School Calendar Weather & School Calendar

With the unusually high number of snow days across the country this year, making up those days may be challenging. Read More

Federal News View All

ACA Fix

On April 3, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act. Read More

Tax Extenders

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, (D-OR) led the Finance Committee to pass bipartisan legislation on April 3, 2014, renewing a set of provisions known as "tax extenders" that have expired or will expire at the end of this year. Read More

Department of Labor to Review Overtime

On March 13, 2014, President Obama issued a memo to the Secretary of Labor directing him to modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations for executive, administrative and professional employees. Read More

Legislative News View All

Data Shows FMCSA SMS an Improvement for Identifying At-Risk Carriers

A recent study confirms that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Safety Measurement System (SMS) is more effective at identifying commercial bus and truck companies of all sizes for targeted enforcement than the system it replaced. Read More

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations

FMCSA recently issued a Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations implementing FMCSA's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating the Federal regulations. Read More

NLRB Issues "Ambush Election" Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) first issued this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on June 22, 2011. Read More

Member News View All

DHS Looking for Contractors to Assist in Security Assessments

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is looking for school bus companies to assist in their Transportation Sector Security Risk Assessment on Tuesday, April 29. Read More

NSTA Comments on NLRB Ambush Election Proposal

NSTA recently submitted comments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Representation -Case Procedures, which is also known as the Ambush Election Rule. Read More

ACA Fix

On April 3, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act. Read More

NSTA Events View All

Bus-In

On April 1-2, NSTA held its annual Congressional Bus-In on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 2014 marked the largest Bus-In with the greatest number of attendees and also 215 meetings scheduled with Members of Congress and staff. Read More

Thank You to All Bus-In Attendees From NSTA President Tim Flood

Thank you to all of the attendees who joined me in Washington, D.C. last week for NSTA's Spring Bus-In. Read More

Join NSTA's 50th Anniversary Subcommittee or Contribute to Our Archives

We are preparing for NSTA's 50th Anniversary in 2014 and need your help! Read More

Regulatory News View All

Presidential Memorandum to Secretary of Labor on Overtime Regulations

On March 13, President Obama via presidential memorandum directed Labor Secretary Tom Perez to propose revisions to modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations. Read More

Alcohol & Drug Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Commercial Driver's License Alcohol and Drug Clearinghouse Program. Read More

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations

FMCSA recently issued a Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations implementing FMCSA's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating the Federal regulations. Read More

Safety & Security View All

FMCSA Extends Propane Emergency Declarations

FMCSA recently announced that as a result of the extremely cold weather conditions causing shortages in the availability of propane and other home heating fuels, the Agency has extended the State Emergency Declarations for the Midwest, Western, Southern and Eastern regions of the country. Read More

Data Shows FMCSA SMS an Improvement for Identifying At-Risk Carriers

A recent study confirms that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Safety Measurement System (SMS) is more effective at identifying commercial bus and truck companies of all sizes for targeted enforcement than the system it replaced. Read More

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations

FMCSA recently issued a Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations implementing FMCSA's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating the Federal regulations. Read More

Vendor Partners View All

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations

FMCSA recently issued a Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations implementing FMCSA's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating the Federal regulations. Read More