Worker-safety advocates, along with congressional Democrats, say Trump administration officials have relied on unscientific data to support the rollback some regulations. (Photo: Mike Scarcella/ALM)

The last year or two has been rife with labor regulation changes, giving  hr and compliance departments plenty to stay busy. How many of these regulatory changes have a valid argument behind them? An investigation by the Department of Labor’s inspector general into the steamroller rollbacks of regulations aimed at protecting workers by the Trump administration is taking a closer look.

NBC News reports that DOL IG Scott Dahl is investigating the process the administration is using for rolling back regulations, after allegations that officials are unraveling protections without following proper procedures.

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Marlene Satter

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

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