OSHA Enforcement Update

By Dr. Roy Littlefield, III Recently, SSDA-AT participated in a Small Business Labor Safety Roundtable for OSHA/MSHA. In attendance was Patrick Kapust, Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs, Directorate of Enforcement, Occupational Safety and Health Administration to give an update on enforcement data and trends involving small businesses around the country. As you should know by now, a…

More EMV Concerns Emerge

Experts question slower transaction time and supply chain issues for EMV cards NACS Online CPI card group, which produces credit cards for a majority of issuers, has been swamped with orders for new cards equipped with EMV chip technology and is struggling to keep up with demand. “We are working 24-7,” Docia Myer of CPI…

Senators Introduce Bill to End Online Lotteries

NACS-supported legislation restores long-standing interpretation of the Wire Act NACS Online Recently, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Mike Lee (R-UT),Marco Rubio (R-FL), Dan Coats (R-IN), and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) introduced their bipartisan legislation, S. 1668, Restoration of America’s Wire Act, which restores the long-standing interpretation of the Wire Act.…

AmEx Will Cease Merchant Prohibitions

Card company will stop practice of prohibiting merchants from promoting other cards, following legal ruling NACS Online Following a judge’s ruling earlier this year that the practice was anticompetitive, American Express announced that it will lift its long-standing restrictions that have prohibited merchants from steering customers to other card brands. The announcement resulted from a…