4 Issues Of Interest From Revived DOL Opinion Letters
By Shlomo KatzJanuary 17, 2018, 11:38 AM EST
Law360, New York (January 17, 2018, 11:38 AM EST) -- It took nine years, but 17 opinion letters signed by the administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division in the closing days of the George W. Bush administration, but never mailed, have finally been issued formally. These letters address a range of Fair Labor Standards Act issues and provide insight into how the DOL under President Donald Trump will enforce the FLSA.
What is behind the long road these letters took to being issued? A high-ranking official of that DOL told this...