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Employers Seek To Fortify Trump Regs Against Court Attacks

Law360 (April 12, 2019, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Business advocates are gleaning lessons from a series of court rulings that struck down Obama-era and early Trump administration employment regulations as they look to insulate more recent, employer-friendly rules against anticipated court challenges.

Critics of the U.S. Department of Labor’s newly unveiled overtime and joint employer proposals may look to add those measures to the long list of work-related regulations that fizzled in court in recent years. Those nixed rules include the Obama administration’s plan to make millions more workers eligible for overtime and, just last month, Trump’s proposal to let employers band together to offer insurance.

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