The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new proposed rule affecting federal contractors aims to broaden protections for religious organizations that do business with the federal government, leading some to worry about its possible effects.
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule making it easier for small businesses to offer retirement benefits jointly through Association Retirement Plans (ARPs).
President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seen as a continuation of the DOL’s efforts to roll back Obama-era policies.
Editor’s Note: It has just been announced that President Trump plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. He replaces former Secretary Alexander Acosta, who resigned on July 12th. Read more here.
As the comment period winds down on a new proposed rule affecting overtime pay, employers need to consider the implications of the proposal that go beyond the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) plan to set a new salary threshold for overtime eligibility.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a new deadline—June 25, 2019—for submitting comments on its proposed rule on joint employment.
With a stated aim of providing clarification on how to determine employees’ regular rate of pay, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a new proposed rule updating what forms of payment employers can include and exclude in the “time and one-half” overtime pay calculation.
Now that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has made known its plan for a new threshold for overtime eligibility, it’s time for employers to prepare for a $35,308 a year level, attorneys who have been following developments say.
A new pilot program announced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in early March provides employers with renewed hope that the agency is changing its approach from strict regulatory enforcement to encouraging voluntary compliance and minimizing litigation. Employers, however, should proceed with caution before voluntarily disclosing possible violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act […]
by Boyd Byers In the holiday classic National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, family patriarch Clark Griswold is distressed because he has not yet received his Christmas bonus, which he is counting on to cover a check he wrote for a new swimming pool. Finally, on Christmas Eve, a courier arrives with a delivery. As his family […]