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DOL’s head of emerging technology describes how the department leverages RPA to reduce workloads and dollars spent. The Ministry of Labor is developing process automation robots to advance business processes and accelerate operations, said Krista Kinnard, Head of Emerging Technologies Department, at GovernmentCIO’s AI Gov Series: Future of RPA virtual event Media & Research. “In …

Just as everyday life itself has changed dramatically over the past 15 months amid the COVID-19 pandemic, so has the concept of leadership. As human contact and face-to-face interaction were removed from federal operations largely during the pandemic, IT managers were forced to communicate and engage with their teams in new, often virtual, ways. Nonetheless, …

What awaits us For now, the Biden administration has indicated that it has no plans to release a new independent contractor test under the FLSA that may be more restrictive in finding an independent contractor relationship. However, there is both good and bad news on the horizon for employers that will ensure continued uncertainty around …

Gone are the days when the US DOL’s Wage & Hour (“WHD”) division urged employers to proactively identify and collaborate with the division to correct their wage and hour errors. The chapter in which employers might expect WHD to step aside from the threat of double damages outside of blatant cases is closed. After years …

On May 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) removed an end-of-term rule from the Trump administration to determine whether workers should be classified as independent contractors or employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The old administration rolled out the rule on January 7, 2021, and although it went through the entire rulemaking …

On May 5, just months after the US Department of Labor issued its final rule to clarify the classification of independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – the DOL issued a statement to withdraw the rule. The withdrawal will take effect on May 6. The action follows DOL’s hint of its disfavour …

Monday April 26, 2021: the director of the OFCCP prepares the ground for what is to come: the audit selection methodology of the CSALS and OFCCP continues OFCCP Director Jenny Yang Kicks Off DEAMcon21 (DirectEmployers 2021 Annual Meeting Conference) with a bang! Prior to a record-breaking virtual turnout from DE members, partners, and state and …

On April 14, 2021, the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (“ZIEB“) issued, for the first time, guidance on best practices for maintaining cybersecurity. The guidance comes in the form of three documents: “Cyber ​​Security Program Best Practices”, which aims to help plan trustees and service providers meet their responsibilities for managing cyber security …

Investors Genstar, Aquiline and Atlas have sold Ascensus in a transaction valued at $ 3 billion to bring together experts in the preparation of the Stone Point IPO, according to reports. Take that. Genstar and Aquiline just sold Ascensus at a value of $ 3 billion after an asking price of $ 2 billion failed …

On April 14, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released three-part guidance on cybersecurity issues for employee benefit plans, marking its first major comment on the matter since its comprehensive but non-binding report. in late 2016. The DOL guidelines come amid an increase in high-profile lawsuits stemming from allegations by pension plan members …