10 DOL Policy And Enforcement Priorities To Expect In 2022

By Timothy Taylor and Tessa Tilton (January 26, 2022, 5:15 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's headquarters is the Frances Perkins Building in Washington, D.C., a monolithic, 1.85 million-square-foot[1] ode to brutalist architecture that sits kitty-corner to the Capitol building.

In normal times, it holds roughly 4,000 DOL employees,[2] though it is largely unoccupied at the moment.[3] Another 11,000 or so employees work elsewhere in D.C., and in regional offices throughout the country.

So the question arises: What will this impressive army of civil servants do in 2022?

In 2021, we saw the pendulum predictably swing toward the priorities of the new administration: repeals of Trump-era regulations, a new focus on equity,...

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