Spring 2018 Regulatory Agendas Released: An Interview with David Garland

Employment Law This Week

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In this extended interview from Employment Law This Week® (Episode 118: Week of May 21, 2018), David W. Garland, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, looks at the regulatory roadmap the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), and the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) have outlined in their spring 2018 agendas.

The NLRB wants to take on the continuing question of how to determine joint-employer status, noting that the agency may engage in rulemaking to set a new standard. The EEOC identified seven different priorities, including employee incentives for workplace wellness programs. And the DOL’s agenda included proposed rulemaking on the salary threshold for white-collar overtime exemptions and a final rule to rescind the "persuader rule."

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