The Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule that implements President Obama’s Executive Order 13673 (EO 13673), Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (a.k.a. "Blacklisting"), is currently being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is typically the last stage before a rule goes final...
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In late April, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) introduced a resolution (H.J. Res. 87) under the Congressional Review Act to block the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new rule expanding the “advice exemption,” which triggers reporting requirements to the DOL to include businesses that hire outside counsel to advise senior executives on labor relations and other workplace issues...
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The final release of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulations governing the “white collar” exemption for overtime pay will likely be released before the end of the month...
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Last month, IEC submitted comments to the Department of Labor on a proposed rule that implements President Obama’s Executive Order 13706...
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On April 21, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the Obama Administration’s latest step to increase access to apprenticeship through the use of the $90 million provided in 2015’s year-end omnibus spending bill...
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Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) recently introduced S. 2827, Willing Workers and Willing Employers Act of 2016, which would implement a modest, market-driven, less-skilled worker visa pilot program...
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