DOL’s Right-To-Know Regs May Be Making A Comeback

Law360, New York (January 15, 2013, 7:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's plans to survey employees on their grasp of worker misclassification laws could signal an effort by the agency to lay the groundwork for controversial regulations aimed at enhancing transparency by requiring employers to explain classifications to their workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act, attorneys said Tuesday.

In a notice published Friday in the Federal Register, the DOL requested public comments on a proposed survey “to collect information about employment experiences and workers' knowledge of basic employment laws and rules so...
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