Man pushing back against falling pillars Numerous mandates from the previous administration have been rescinded or put on hold, requiring businesses to rethink policies, procedures and training. (Image: Shutterstock)

Just when employers thought they had the answers, all the questions changed.

According to the 2018 Littler Annual Employer Survey, that’s pretty much how employers feel about the drastic changes enacted in the business environment by the Trump administration. Many are struggling to keep up with the one-step-forward, two-steps-back dance as regulations are repealed and relaxed at the federal level, and in some cases re-instituted by state and local governments.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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