In April 2010, the Department of Labor ("DOL") announced a new regulatory and enforcement strategy called "PlanPreventProtect".
On April 1, 2010, the Department of Labor (DOL) launched its "We Can Help" public awareness campaign aimed at educating workers about their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Department of Labor's Semiannual Regulatory Agenda reported in the Federal Register on April 26, 2010 contains several agenda items under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that employers should note.
It has been about one month since President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA" or "the Act") and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 ("HCERA" or "the Reconciliation Bill"), collectively and popularly referred to as "Health Care Reform".
The Pension Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the "Act"), significantly impacting the delivery of health care, also amends the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").