The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on June 29 issued its fifth request (82 Fed. Reg. 31278) for public comments on the agency’s fiduciary definition and related exemptions, which took effect June 9. But the latest request for information (RFI) by the DOL since the rule’s inception in October 2010 may not be its last.
A group of labor organizations is attempting to save the new overtime rules from almost-certain death under the Trump administration.
A federal district court temporarily blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule November 22, just days before it was scheduled to take effect. The judge who issued the order called the regulation “unlawful” and said such actions should be left to Congress.
In August, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs–OFCCP—announced a final rule that requires significant new efforts on the part of government contractors, including a 7% utilization goal, self-identification, and a new utilization analysis. The changes are to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits […]
The Final FMLA rule makes four changes (or clarifications) to the listed qualifying exigencies, says Schoenfeld, Senior Legal Editor on BLR’s human resources team. Clarifies that, for the purposes of leave for childcare and school activities, the child must be the military member’s child or a child for whom the military member stands in loco […]
Just what we were hoping for—more complicated regulations. The Final Rule, says Schoenfeld, which addresses family military leave and airline flight crew rules, will change the way in which covered employers administer family leave for servicemember caregivers and employees with family members in the military. Schoenfeld is a Senior Legal Editor on BLR’s human resources […]