Trump Reg Order Hammers Home Employment Policy Shift

By Braden Campbell (January 30, 2017, 9:13 PM EST) -- Trump's executive order on Monday directing federal agencies to nix two regulations for every one they implement is part of a broader shift in employment policy that will put employers' least favorite Obama-era regulations in the immediate crosshairs while slowing new regulation to a trickle, experts say.

The order represents Trump's first step toward fulfilling campaign promises to encourage job growth by relieving a regulatory burden on American businesses. But more than spelling the likely end of regulations, such as the U.S. Department of Labor's revisions to its overtime rule or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's expanded compensation data reporting...

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