Department of Labor

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ArticleJul 09, 2019 - 9:15am

DOL Restores Independent Contractor Classification

Federal agencies charged with enforcing various labor laws are gradually addressing evolving gig-economy employment relationships.

Letters to CongressJul 08, 2019 - 4:00pm

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting the Nomination of John Pallasch for Assistant Secretary of the Employment Training Administration

This letter was sent to the United States Senate supporting the nomination of John Pallasch for Assistant Secretary of the Employment Training Administration within the U.S. Department of Labor.

ArticleApr 03, 2019 - 2:00pm
Wet floor sign reads: "Caution: Vague joint employer standard"

DOL Releases Joint Employer NPRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on April 1 released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to address...

ArticleJul 18, 2018 - 11:00am

Not so goodbye: DOL Persuader Rule Rescinded

After proposing it seven years ago, the U.S. Department of Labor today formally rescinded its so-called “persuader rule”...

Op EdMay 07, 2018 - 9:00am

The Hill Op-ed: Improving Labor Transparency Helps Workers

Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) recently introduced a bill to bring much-needed transparency to front groups acting on behalf of the labor unions that support them...

ReportApr 25, 2018 - 8:00am

Worker Centers: Union Front Groups and the Law

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) in the U.S. Department of Labor is the federal agency responsible for administering and enforcing most provisions of...

ArticleApr 25, 2018 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Report: DOL Should Revisit Legal Treatment of ‘Worker Centers’

A new report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Employment Policy Division urges the U.S. Department of Labor to revisit...

Issue BriefApr 16, 2018 - 9:00am

View Union Financial Disclosure Forms

View Union Financial Disclosure (LM-2) Forms Filed With the U.S. Department of Labor

ArticleMar 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

A Victory for Plan Sponsors

For almost a decade the Chamber has been warning the Department of Labor (DOL) of the dire consequences that would result from its rule...