The Senate has confirmed Principal Deputy Administrator Jessica Looman as the head of the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) by a 51-46 vote.
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The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have announced they will be collaborating and sharing information to improve their enforcement efforts.
Based upon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the agencies are “forming this partnership to encourage greater coordination between them through information sharing, joint investigations,
Reiterating its commitment to combatting oppressive child labor, the DOL will “[use] all appropriate enforcement tools, including the hot goods provision of section 212(a)” to curtail child labor violations.
The DOL continues to focus on enforcement of child labor violations, with special attention to supply chain violations, including through subcontractors and staffing agencies. Recent publicity on this issue has highlighted how dangerous forms of child labor, and in particular child labor involving young
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations final rule includes hundreds of pages of changes to the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA) standards and is estimated to impact over 1 million construction workers. The final rule will go into effect on October 23, 2023.
On August 8, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule overhauling the Davis Bacon Act (DBA) regulations governing the prevailing wages for construction workers performing work on federal contracts.
DOL issued a final rule that makes significant changes to enforcement of the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), which governs wage payment for contractors and subcontractors working on federal and federally assisted construction projects, and has been incorporated by reference in the Inflation Reduction Act. The new rule is expected
On July 25, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the U.S. Department of the Treasury released their annual report to the U.S. Congress regarding group health plans’ and insurance carriers’ compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity
In a June 9, 2023 filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) stated that its Independent Contractor (IC) Final Rule, addressing the standard for determining whether a worker is an employee or “independent contractor” under the Fair Labor Standards Act
The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2023-02 providing guidance to agency officials responsible for enforcement of the “pump at work” provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) including those recently enacted under the 2022 PUMP Act.
The PUMP Act was
So, it’s been a busy few weeks in the employment law universe. Here are two developments:
In the dark of night, those crazy kids over at the U.S. Department of Labor were busy at work publishing new FMLA regulations, FMLA opinion letters, a new FMLA poster.
BREAKING NEWS: The USDOL publishes a new FMLA poster!
Let me beat you to it: Be still my beating
By an 11-10 vote, Labor Secretary nominee Julie Su barely garnered the approval of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, but her chances of success before the full Senate remain unknown.
Recently, we reported that a number of Republican members of the Committee had questioned whether she
Labor Secretary nominee Julie Su continues to face close scrutiny by Republican members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, at least some of whom believe she is not qualified for the position. Notably, however, during the Committee hearing on her nomination, Su plainly stated that ,