NAMM monitors and advocates for regulatory compliance issues that impact the music products industry including materials content requirements, musician’s travel and wood import. NAMM members are encouraged follow and stay informed on the following issues.
The Department of Labor has released the first major overhaul of federal overtime pay rules in more than a decade, dramatically increasing the salary levels at which professional, executive and administrative employees will be exempt from overtime.
The 7-year United States Agency for International Development-World Resource cooperative agreement that has supported the FLA is coming to an end on September 30, 2016.
Last year, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) voted to list Bisphenol A (BPA) as a hazardous chemical under California’s Safe Water and Toxic Enforcement Act...
On July 6th-7th, the Forest Legality Alliance will hold its Summer 2016 Semi-annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
When: July 6-7
Where: Washington, D.C.
Please mark your calendars for the 14th semi-annual meeting of the Forest Legality Alliance membership, which will take place on December 15-16 in Washington, DC.
AGENDA AND LOGISTICS:
In 2013, the Obama administration created a taskforce to address the effects of wildlife trafficking. As a result, in 2014, the U.S.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a proposed rule regarding commercial transactions involving musical instruments and other products containing African elephant ivo...
A Washington State mill and its owner who state they supplied big leaf maple to music industry companies have been indicted on federal charges of receiving stolen federal property and violating the Lacey Act. Also indicted were three individuals who allegedly harvested bigleaf maple from federal...
According to the federal Copyright Act (17 U.S.C.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published for public comment proposed regulations [80 Federal Register 45154] to implement a previously-announced plan to ban the interstate sale of almost all products containing elephant ivory. Text of the proposed rule can be found on the FWS website, ...