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Trump Administration Deals Major Blow to ACA Contraceptive Coverage Regulations
There is no doubt the Trump administration's latest move will weaken the contraceptive coverage regulations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There is, however, some major debate over just who is likely to be affected by such changes.more
Updates on DACA and Temporary Protected Status
On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it would formally end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.more
DOL Withdraws Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Guidance
In a three-sentence press release on Jun. 7, 2017, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of two Wage and Hour Administrator's Interpretations (AIs) on joint employment and independent contractors.more
President's Budget Proposes Paid Leave, Funding Cuts and Merger of OFCCP and EEOC
President Trump has released his proposed budget, setting out his priorities for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins October 1. As anticipated, the budget represents a marked shift in potential government spending; it proposes to eliminate roughly $3.6 trillion over the next decade.more
Why the Fight Over DOL's Overtime Rule Could Rage On... For a While
The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) overtime rule is not dead yet. In fact, it has a big ally.more
Think Trump Administration Is Going to Streamline Regulations? Could Be a Long Wait
Hoping that the Trump administration is going to ease employers' regulatory burden over the next year or so? I am afraid we may have some bad news.more
ACA Repeal Bill Nixed: What Is Next for Healthcare Reform, Employers?
The Republicans' best attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to date has been axed. Where does that leave employers and what can they expect next?more
GOP Health Reform Bill Clears First Two Hurdles: What Is Next?
Republicans just moved one step closer to fulfilling their promises to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (ACA). How much further do they have to go?more
Trump, Again, Acts on Pledge to Reduce Business Regulations
President Trump continued his efforts to reduce government regulations with a Feb. 24 executive order that gives more teeth to an order he signed when he first took office.more
ACA Repeal Could Take Up to Six Years: Will Feds Enforce the Law in the Meantime?
In the wake of President Trump's executive order instructing the federal government to do whatever was legally necessary to ease the burdens of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), little has been said about how long such a move will actually take — until now.more
New President, New Congress; A WPI Insider Briefing on the ACA
President Trump and congressional Republicans campaigned on the promise to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Littler Mendelson's Workplace Policy Institute (WPI) offers a glimpse into where we stand.more
Where Exactly Are We in the ACA Repeal Process?
President Trump and several Republican lawmakers have promised to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But it has not happened yet. Here is why, as well as a timeline for what is to come.more
Trump's Latest Move Appears to Delay That Other DOL Rule
In the latest of a long string of announcements about changes to federal regulations, President Donald Trump has instructed the Department of Labor (DOL) to take a closer look at the agency's new fiduciary rule. What does this mean for employers?more
Trump's Latest Order: 'Cut Two Existing Regulations for Every New One'
Leading up to the November election, President Trump promised that if elected he would dramatically reduce regulations on businesses. Now, less than two weeks after taking office, he has taken an initial step to deliver on that promise.more
Who is Neil Gorsuch and Where Does He Stand on Labor and Employment Issues?
President Donald Trump has promptly nominated a potential successor — Judge Neil M. Gorsuch — to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice Scalia's unexpected death nearly a year ago.more
Trump and the DOL's Overtime Rule
There are a lot of business groups, employers and individuals who would like the Department of Labor's (DOL) new overtime rule to just die already. Well, they just received two pieces of good news from the Trump administration.more
Trump Names New Acting Chair of the EEOC
Victoria Lipnic was originally nominated by President Obama to serve as a Commissioner for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) back in 2010. Now, President Trump has named Ms. Lipnic the Acting Chair.more
Trump Issues ACA Executive Order: The Fallout for Employers
One of President Donald Trump's first orders of business when he took office was issuing an executive order on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).more