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Secretary DeVos Testifies on Education Budget; Department of Education Must Make Decisions on Higher Ed Regulations

Legislative Activity Effective Apprenticeships Rebuild National Skills (EARNS) Act Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce introduced two bills that seek to promote fair union elections and restore important protections for workers and employers. The first is the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 2776), introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman … Continue Reading

Department of Labor Final Rule for Overtime Exemption Released

Legislative Update DOL Overtime Rule In response to this week’s final Overtime Rule, lawmakers have introduced the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act (S. 2707/ H.R. 4773), legislation that seeks to ensure DOL pursues a balanced and responsible approach to updating federal overtime rules. Both bills are currently pending in their committees of jurisdiction – … Continue Reading