Trump Labor Department News

Trump Administration Issues New Rule on Joint Employer Liability

The Trump Administration announced a final rule setting forth standards for determining joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a rule that has been sought by franchisers and companies that employ contract workers. The new rule from …

Updated: OSHA Rule Requiring Electronic Reporting of Injuries Goes Into Effect

A federal rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness reports goes into effect today. The rule applies to businesses in many states with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness …

Trump Labor Chief Nominee Puzder Dodges Disability Bias Suit for Now

Labor secretary nominee Andrew Puzder, the controversial business leader expected to undergo a U.S. Senate confirmation hearing next week, will be spared an emotionally weighted and concurrent discrimination trial against the restaurant group he heads. A state court in Orange …