The September 15, 2022 hearing and discussion demonstrated that there remains a great deal of disagreement about whether a non-emergency standard is needed, as well as serious concerns about the current proposal.
On July 19, 2022, the FTC and NLRB signed a four-page Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding information sharing, cross-agency training, and outreach in areas of common regulatory interest, focusing on the “gig economy.”
On March 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, calling for the most sweeping revisions to the rules governing Davis-Bacon Act enforcement since the Reagan administration’s 1982 reforms.
On July 18, 2019, voting largely along party lines, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $15.00 an hour by 2025.
The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued three sets of proposed regulations that significantly impact the Hospitality industry. Employers are encouraged to review the proposals and submit comments as part of the rule-making process.
On December 28, 2018, a divided Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld portions of an Obama-era standard for determining “joint employer” status under the National Labor Relations Act, sending the case back to the National Labor Relations Board.