Union, Agency at Odds as Coal Mine Deaths Increase

August 3, 2017

The miner’s union, the United Mine Workers of America, says the federal agency’s initiative falls short. It notes federal inspectors who conduct training visits are barred from punishing the mine if they spot any safety violations. […]

Senate Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Labor Rule

March 7, 2017

The Senate voted 49-48 to overturn a rule that required contractors to disclose violations of 14 federal labor laws, including those pertaining to workplace safety, wages and discrimination. Contracting officers would then […]

GOP Quickly Laying Groundwork for Reg Rollback

December 5, 2016

Topping the list are the Labor Department’s new overtime rules, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the US rule, the Labor Department’s financial adviser rule and the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules. […]