DOL Invites Dialogue On Reopening Issues

Volume: 19 | Issue: 23
May 4, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is hosting a national online dialogue about challenges employers may face as they reopen. Employers, workers, labor unions, local authorities, and advocacy groups are invited to participate in the dialogue from April 30 through May 7, 2020 on the following topics:

  • Reopening businesses;
  • Commuting safely;
  • Working safely;
  • Accommodating members of vulnerable populations;
  • Supporting America’s families; and
  • Reducing regulatory burdens.

The national dialogue, entitled Opening America’s Workplaces Again, is hosted by the DOL’s Office of Compliance Initiatives in partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Wage and Hour Division, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Disability Employment Policy, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, and Women’s Bureau.

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