February 14, 2019

Advocacy groups say proposed rule on teen workers violates Information Quality Act

Editor’s Note: See also NGOs’ Increasing Use of the Data Quality Act.

From: Safety + Health

The National Employment Law Project and two other labor advocacy groups have filed a complaint against the Department of Labor, claiming DOL violated the Information Quality Act in its move to roll back child labor laws to allow unsupervised teens to operate powered patient lifts in health care settings.

NELP, the Child Labor Coalition and the Service Employees International Union on Feb. 11 submitted the complaint to Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget and President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff, as well as Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta and Wendy Johnson of DOL’s Wage and Hour Division.

Read Complete Article

No Comments »

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Name not required for anonymous comments. Email is optional and will not be published.