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Puzder Chosen to Head DOL: Many Changes Expected

President-elect Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Andrew Puzder, Chief Executive Officer of CKE Holdings, the parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, to head the U.S. Department of Labor. Puzder has criticized state and local minimum wage increases, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and government overregulation, among other things. If Puzder is … Continue Reading

Federal Contractors Must Continue to Post Notice of Labor Rights, Court Holds

A federal district court in Washington, D.C. has rejected a constitutional challenge by the National Association of Manufacturers and Virginia Manufacturers Association to President Barack Obama’s 2010 Executive Order requiring certain federal contractors to post a “Notification of Employee Rights under Federal Labor Laws” on the basis that it violates the First Amendment right of … Continue Reading

Federal Contractors Concerned about President Obama’s Newest Executive Order

President Barack Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order creates new self-reporting requirements for federal contractors, an apparent effort to shame these employers (and appeal to the Administration’s labor constituency) by having them disclose an array of labor- and employment-related violations, including adverse arbitration awards, regardless of their relationship to the actual performance of … Continue Reading

Jackson Lewis Submits Detailed Comments to Proposed Federal Contractor Posting Rules

In response to the United States Department of Labor’s request for public comments on its proposed rulemaking implementing President Barack Obama’s Executive Order No. 13496, Jackson Lewis LLP, on behalf of its clients and other employers, has provided the Department with detailed comments and suggestions for improvements to the proposed rule. The Executive Order, signed January … Continue Reading

DOL Proposes Regulations for Obama’s Exec. Order Requiring Federal Contractors Provide Notice to their Employees about their Section 7 Rights

The U.S. Department of Labor on August 3rdproposed regulationsto help implement President Obama’s Executive Order 13496.   Issued January 30, 2009, the Executive Order requires government contractors to post a lengthy official notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act to join or form labor unions, as well as to engage … Continue Reading
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