Special interests affect NIH fundingA study published recently revealed that lobbying on behalf of disease-specific research affects how the National Institutes of Health allocates its yearly appropriations.
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Science policy news weekly roundup: May 20, 2016
Published on:Fri, 20 May 2016 19:07:54 +0000
If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. What’s new in Blotter news? Are raises for postdoctoral fellows on the way? Department of Labor changes overtime rules Highlights from U.S. Senate committee hearing: Leveraging the U.S. science and technology enterprise Welcome André Porter, the new policy…
Are raises for postdoctoral fellows on the way? Department of Labor changes overtime rules.
Published on:Wed, 18 May 2016 17:13:48 +0000
Last night, the Department of Labor issued a new rule on overtime pay. Effective December 1, 2016, the criteria under which employees will be eligible for overtime pay will be: The salary threshold for eligibility for overtime pay will rise from $455 per week to $913 per week ($47,476 per year). The threshold will automatically…
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June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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