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DOL seeks feedback on creating ‘smarter regulations’


Washington – Stakeholders with ideas on how to streamline, expand or eliminate Department of Labor rules are invited to voice their opinions.

DOL is asking the public to provide input by April 1 on making “smarter regulations.” The department is specifically looking for feedback on inconsistent or duplicate rules, streamlining reporting requirements, and making regulations more flexible.

Among the suggestions currently under consideration:

DOL’s next regulatory agenda, which will outline the rules various agencies are working on, is expected sometime this spring.