Changes in Tone at the DOL?
Although the Trump Administration has been in office for just a few weeks, the change in tone at the Department of Labor is extraordinary. The Department of Labor website is www.dol.gov.
The previous Department of Labor presented employers, on the website and in other places, in a very negative light, in that employers were constantly taking advantage of employees and the Department of Labor was constantly uncovering employer wrong doing and forcing the recalcitrant employer to pay back wages and fines.
Now, the web site seems to present employees, employers and the Department of Labor as cooperating partners, helping to make the workplace better. The question of an exempt salary level is nowhere to be found. Read More