Tag: President Trump

DOL Proposes June 9 Delay for Fiduciary Rule, Opens Comment Periods

by Jane Meacham, Contributing Editor The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on March 1 proposed a 60-day delay to June 9 of its so-called fiduciary rule on investment advice conflicts of interest and related exemptions, pushing back the rule’s original effective date of April 10. The DOL also opened two comment periods related to the […]

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Do Employees Know What to Do if ICE Comes Knocking?

The federal government recently announced increased enforcement of immigration policies, and that plan could include increased worksite visits. This means receptionists, crew managers, and others who would be the first point of contact need to know what to say—and what not to say—if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows up, according Lori Chesser, a […]


Trump’s DOL Will Address Overtime Rule by May 1

The federal government has been granted more time to figure out what to do about overtime regulations that remain in judicial limbo. A federal appeals court on February 22 granted the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) its second extension in the proceedings, giving it until May 1 to take a position.


‘See You in Court’—9th Circuit Refuses DOJ Request to Reinstate Trump Travel Restrictions

A three-judge panel of the U.S Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has unanimously upheld the freeze on President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration Executive Order. This means that enforcement of the order, which bars U.S. entry of foreign nationals from seven countries, will not be reinstated—at least not until further judicial review occurs.