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U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies “In Loco Parentis” Under the FMLA

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance intended to clarify the definition of “son or daughter” in the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as it applies to an employee standing in loco parentis to a child. Administrator’s Interpretation 2010-3, issued June 22, 2010, was generated in response to several requests for additional […]

DOL Updates Regulations on Child Labor

The United States Department of Labor published its final rule updating regulations concerning employment of minors, effective July 19, 2010.  The new regulations are designed to more accurately reflect the modern workplace. The new regulations add industries in which minors ages 14 and 15 are permitted to work, including advertising, banking and information technology.  For […]

Federal Contractors Must Notify Employees of Collective Bargaining Rights

On May 20, 2010, the Department of Labor Office of Labor Management Standards (“OLMS”) issued a final regulation implementing Executive Order 13496, which requires only federal contractors and subcontractors to post a notice in a conspicuous location informing employees of their collective bargaining rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  The notice must be […]

Department of Labor’s 2011 Budget Request Introduced

On February 2, 2010, the Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis outlined the President’s DOL budget request for 2011.  The focus of the budget is a vision of “good jobs for everyone.”  The budget totals $117 billion, with $1.7 billion allocated for worker protection programs – a 4% increase from the prior year’s budget.  Specifically, […]

USDOL Releases Updated COBRA Model Notices

The U.S. Department of Labor extended the COBRA subsidy earlier this month, and now released updated COBRA Model Notices for employers to use. The new COBRA subsidy legislation extends the original federal COBRA subsidy created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to February 28, 2010, and requires employers to provide notice […]