Department of Labor proposes new protections for employees of federal contractors

Yesterday, DOL proposed guidance and regulations that would protect workers in two important ways. First, corporations would be prevented from receiving federal contracts if they have bad worker safety records or histories of wage theft. Second, federal contractors would not be permitted to use employment contracts that impose forced arbitration on their workers.

In a piece in the Huffington Post, our friend and co-CL&PBlogger Paul Bland of Public Justice applauds the proposals and notes that these changes could affect 26 million workers. Read his whole analysis here.

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