The same week the Department of Labor removed two guidance documents governing joint employment and independent contractors, it indicated it will soon reconsider two contentious rules that have been put on hold.
From the workplace policy perspective, much of the focus of the first 100 days of the Trump administration was on confirming a new Labor Secretary and reversing the Obama administration’s labor and employment agenda. What will the next 100 days bring?
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), a lawmaker known for closely monitoring the changing nature of work, has introduced in the Senate legislation to promote innovative ways to offer portable benefits to workers in the on-demand economy.
On May 9, 2017, the Missouri Legislature passed a significant amendment to the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA), which would bring the Act into closer alignment with federal and other states' anti-discrimination statutes.
Seven years after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on May 4, 2017, to dismantle the sweeping law and replace key provisions with a dramatically different vision of health care reform.
On April 29, 2017, the first 100 days of the Trump administration came to an end. For those expecting dramatic changes in workplace policy, much of the new administration's agenda remains to be presented and executed.