What It Means For Businesses

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The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a series of anticipated regulatory actions it said are designed to ensure the well-being of workers and employers as they concern economic relief, wages, climate change and racial equity. Also included are proposals to “withdraw the obstacles to protecting and strengthening workers’ economic security and civil rights that the prior administration put in place.”

The department said that, “Prior rule makings are also being proposed for withdrawal because of their deleterious effects on the lives of working people, including a rule on labor standards in apprenticeship.

According to the department, the regulatory protections include:

The Labor Department’s entire semi-annual agenda is available at twww.reginfo.gov.

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