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DOL Regional Virtual Listening Sessions on Possible Changes to the Overtime Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division previously announced that it is reviewing its overtime regulations. DOL is now offering five regional virtual listening sessions in May and June and would like to hear feedback from employers on possible revisions to the regulations. Learn more about the dates, times and how to register for the virtual regional meetings.

In March, ABC National and other employer groups participated in DOL and Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy listening sessions on a possible new overtime rule. ABC expressed serious concerns about DOL moving forward with an overtime proposal and urged the department to postpone any future rulemaking.

May 3 Stakeholder Meeting on OSHA Initiatives to Protect Workers From Heat-Related Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration invites interested parties to participate in a virtual stakeholder meeting on May 3 from 12-5 p.m. to learn about the agency’s initiatives to protect workers from heat-related hazards. OSHA will provide an overview of its ongoing activities, as well as an introduction to the agency’s rulemaking process and ways for the public to participate in that process.

In addition, participants are invited to provide public comments and ask questions related to OSHA’s ongoing efforts to prevent heat injury and illness in outdoor and indoor work settings.

  • If you would like to attend, provide public comment or ask questions, please register online.
  • You may also submit written comments and additional materials electronically until Aug. 1, 2022.

Learn more about OSHA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings and read ABC’s comment letter.

For further information on the listening sessions, contact Karen Livingston at [email protected].