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Letters to CongressSep 20, 2019 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting Eugene Scalia to be Secretary of Labor

This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions supporting Eugene Scalia to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Letters to CongressSep 20, 2019 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Letter from Christel Slaughter Supporting Eugene Scalia to be Secretary of Labor

This Hill letter was sent from Christel Slaughter, Chair of the Chamber's Small Business Council, to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions supporting Eugene Scalia to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Not so goodbye: DOL Persuader Rule Rescinded

After proposing it seven years ago, the U.S. Department of Labor today formally rescinded its so-called “persuader rule”...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

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...

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...