Bloomberg Law
Oct. 17, 2018, 10:08 AMUpdated: Oct. 17, 2018, 8:27 PM

Trump Administration Taking On Overtime Pay, Franchise Liability (2)

Jaclyn Diaz
Jaclyn Diaz

The Trump administration plans to tackle two important labor policy issues in the coming months: overtime pay and “joint employer” liability for companies in staffing and franchise relationships.

Both items are on the administration’s new regulatory agenda for the next several months. The Labor Department plans to roll out updated overtime pay requirements (RIN:1235-AA20) by March. The DOL intends to propose a new rule (RIN:1235-AA26) on when businesses in staffing, franchise, and other arrangements share legal responsibility for any wage and hour violations by their partners as soon as December.

The National Labor Relations Board is ...

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