President Trump has signed a resolution voiding an Obama-era regulation that would have required federal contractors to disclose employment law violations to agencies that award contracts. His signature was the final step in the repeal process; “It was the stake through the heart of the blacklisting regs,” according to H. Juanita Beecher, of counsel with […]
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While it’s unlikely that employee benefits law will ever form the basis of an edge-of-your-seat Hollywood thriller—ERISA Extreme, anyone?—the past few weeks are about as close as we will ever get.
Republican lawmakers pulled their proposal to undo parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Friday afternoon as it became clear they didn’t have the necessary votes to pass the bill in the House.
Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor has questioned whether the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has the authority to set any salary threshold for overtime pay—not just the pending increase that effectively brings the threshold to $47,476.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would see an almost 21% reduction in funding under the White House’s proposed 2018 discretionary spending budget, released March 16.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may be in a holding pattern for now, but employers are probably in for some wage and hour changes in the coming months, Tammy D. McCutchen told attendees at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) employment law and legislative conference.
Recently proposed legislation affecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) alleviates much of the law’s burden on employers. And even though the bill will probably face several rounds of changes, the provisions undoing employers’ responsibilities are relatively uncontroversial and will likely be left alone, experts say.
On March 13, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its cost estimate of the effects of the proposed Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal/replace legislation.
Human resources (HR) professionals must develop a cohesive voice to advocate for policies that work in the 21st-century workplace, the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) CEO told attendees during a March 13 presentation.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) wage and hour office has issued its first press release under President Trump and it may provide some insight into the new administration’s enforcement philosophies.