In yet another example of the Trump administration reversing course on Obama-era guidance, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a “Clarification of OSHA’s Position on Workplace Safety Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug Testing Under 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35(b)(1)(iv)”
The Department of Labor announced on October 17, 2018 two new webpages intended to assist both businesses and workers on compliance with the laws enforced by the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and child labor laws.
On October 23, 2018, the District of Columbia Mayor signed the “Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act of 2018,” which includes a new posting requirement for all employers and broad new obligations for employers of tipped workers.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs continues its flurry of activity with the announcement of three new directives on November 30, 2018
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