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Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the new minimum wage for certain federal contractors based on the Executive Order that President Obama signed on February 12. The Notice...more
On May 7, 2014, a Directive of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) placed a five-year moratorium on enforcement activities regarding health care providers that are TRICARE subcontractors. TRICARE is...more
In April 2014, new FMLA Branch Chief Helen Applewhaite shed some light on the DOL's current enforcement initiatives. In particular, Applewhaite reiterated the DOL's renewed focus on conducting on-site compliance...more
Previous Health Law Updates reported on the efforts of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to apply equal employment opportunity mandates to providers that subcontract to provide healthcare services for TRICARE beneficiaries....more
Employers should expect the long-term trend towards increased scrutiny of wage and hour issues to continue in 2014. Wage and hour claims currently outpace all other types of workplace litigation and have increased by over...more
On November 26, 2013, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Fall 2013 Statement of Regulatory Priorities which identified the Department’s priorities and primary activities for the coming year. The statement...more
In response to reports of alleged abuses of the H-1B (temporary specialty) and L (international transferee) visa categories, lawmakers in both the House and Senate appear to agree that major reform and increased enforcement...more
One of the U.S. Labor Department's continuing federal Fair Labor Standards Act enforcement initiatives targets hotels and motels. Officials are following-through on their 2010 warning that they see the hospitality industry as...more
Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final policy allowing the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to enforce certain of its safety standards for aircraft...more
The U.S. Labor Department has signaled for some time now that it considers shame and ostracism to be enforcement tools....more
On July 22, 2013, the DOL announced a temporary enforcement policy that provides the administrators of individual account retirement plans such as 40 (k) or 403(b) plans some additional flexibility regarding when they have to...more
Guidance provides temporary relief from the August deadline for annual disclosures by participant-directed plans.
On July 22, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2013-02 (the Bulletin),...more
One of the biggest fines paid in the history of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) came from the oil and gas industry. ...more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has indicated that it will further expand its use of “integrity” measures in the permanent labor certification program. These measures include the conduct of audit investigations and...more
Under the Obama administration, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has become re-energized and is the most active it has been for many years. While the WHD still lacks a permanent...more
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