Despite significant concern from some lawmakers and the business community, the Department of Labor sent its final rule revising white collar overtime exemption regulations to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Monday.
On March 9, 2016, the Office of the General Counsel issued an operations memorandum (OM-16-09) to the NLRB’s regional offices directing them to implement cost-saving measures to address a significant budget deficit facing the agency.
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The DOL has issued its long-awaited proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13706, which requires that covered federal government contractors provide employees with up to seven days of paid sick leave per year, including paid leave for family care.
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued proposed regulations clarifying NYC's Fair Chance Act, a "ban-the-box" law that significantly restricts criminal history inquiries in employment.
Santa Monica, California, became the latest municipality to enact its own minimum wage and sick leave ordinance, proposed by the City Council on January 12, 2016, and approved shortly thereafter on January 26, 2016.