Gov't Shutdown Grounds Employment Regulators

Law360, New York (October 01, 2013, 12:10 AM ET) -- The shutdown of the U.S. government that began early Tuesday will force federal employment regulators to put almost all of their enforcement efforts on hold, potentially saddling the agencies with significant backlogs to wade through when they get back up and running.

How much the shutdown will affect the agencies in the long term depends on how long it lasts before lawmakers hammer out a deal to fund the government, lawyers told Law360. In the short term, contingency plans released Monday by the U.S. Department of...
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