Trump’s Labor Department Rescinds Guidance Letters on Employee Misclassification and Joint Employment

June 8th, 2017|Categories: Alexis P. Theriault, DOL, FLSA, Human Resources Compliance, Independent Contractor, Labor Law & NLRB, Laws and Regulations, NLRB, Regulatory Compliance|

In a Trump administration that typically acts with great fanfare, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta quietly announced the immediate withdrawal of two administrative guidance letters issued during the Obama administration. The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a three-sentence news release on Wednesday, reporting that Secretary Acosta had withdrawn the

Vermont’s GMO Law: What GMO Labeling Requirements Mean for Your Business

August 25th, 2016|Categories: Anthony Bova, Food and Beverage, Regulatory Compliance|

As of July 1, 2016, products offered for retail sale in Vermont that are produced entirely or partially with genetic engineering must be labeled as such or face stiff financial penalties. Vermont’s genetically-modified-organisms law, or “GMO” law, aims to promote public health and food safety, increase consumer consciousness of how their food is produced, and

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