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FAA bill to impact security industry

October 24, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Trump signed into law on Oct. 5, H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, a bill that provides a roadmap for FAA-related policies, programs and procedures that will impact the security industry in a number of ways, from the use of counter-drone measures to the expanded use of CCTV and biometric technology within airports.Included in the new law is the Preventing Emerging Threats Act, which was a 2018 policy priority for the Security Industry Association, according...

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On The Editor's Desk

SIA raises advocacy efforts

June 21, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced this week the establishment of a political action committee (PAC) called the SecurityPAC, which was formed to bolster its advocacy efforts to fully engage within the U.S. political process on matters affecting the security industry. The timing of this announcement couldn't be better as it comes a week before the SIA GovSummit, a leading public policy forum for the security industry set for June 28-29 on Capitol Hill and at The Liaison Capitol Hill. “SecurityPAC...

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Security industry alarmed about overtime pay rule

August 16, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) recently submitted revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act that would more than double the salary threshold for earning overtime pay, starting Dec. 31, 2016.Presently, only those employees making less than $455.00 per week are eligible for overtime compensation. The DoL's new rule increases this eligibility minimum to any employee making less than $913.00, an increase that many in the security industry and on Capitol Hill feel will put a financial...

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