Analysis

5 Employment Rules That Were Stymied In 2017

By Vin Gurrieri (December 12, 2017, 10:08 PM EST) -- Amid President Donald Trump's ongoing deregulation push, numerous rules that were issued by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during the Obama administration have at least partly met their demise, including blockbuster regulations on overtime eligibility and pay-data reporting.

Here, Law360 looks at five key regulatory developments from 2017. 

Overtime Update Gets Short-Circuited

For employment law observers, the Obama-era labor regulation that would have arguably had the most widespread impact was the so-called overtime rule — an expansion of the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime protections to millions of white collar workers.

Finalized in 2016,...

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