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DOL’s Overtime Rule Blocked Indefinitely DOL’s Overtime Rule Blocked Indefinitely

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide, preliminary injunction yesterday that prevents the Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing new overtime regulations. The regulations, which the DOL had planned to enforce beginning December 1, 2016, would have raised ...
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Preliminary Injunction Halts Final Rule and DOL Guidance Implementing “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order From Going Into Effect Preliminary Injunction Halts Final Rule and DOL Guidance Implementing “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order From Going Into Effect

President Obama issued Executive Order 13673, titled “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”, on July 31, 2014, with the goal of ensuring that federal agencies contract with companies that have a record of complying with labor laws.  On August 25, 2016, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Federa...
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Updated Regulations Regarding Sex Discrimination Applicable to Federal Contractors Updated Regulations Regarding Sex Discrimination Applicable to Federal Contractors

On June 14, 2016, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) announced updated guidelines applicable to federal contractors and subcontractors relating to sex discrimination.  The Final Rule is expected to be published in the Federal Register on June 15...
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