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The NIH responds to the ASBMB on overtime pay gap ?>

The NIH responds to the ASBMB on overtime pay gap

UPDATE:  A federal judge in Texas has blocked the implementation of the new overtime pay requirements, originally set to take effect on December 1, 2016.  U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant III issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the rules implementation nationwide.  The President and Department of Labor have not yet commented. On Nov. 10, the National Institutes of Health responded to the ASBMB’s request for guidance regarding the implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. The ASBMB…

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NIH offers one-time relief for Kirchstein award pay gap ?>

NIH offers one-time relief for Kirchstein award pay gap

  Last week, the ASBMB’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee sent a letter on behalf of the society’s members asking that the National Institutes of Health provide direction, best practices and policy changes to help investigators deal with the squeeze that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule will put on research budgets. Following our request, this week the NIH released notice NOT-OD-17-002, which announces a one-time supplemental funding allowance for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. This allowance should help…

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