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IG To Investigate Trump DOL’s Rule Allowing Teens To Operate Lifts

February 01, 2019
The Labor Department’s (DOL) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has agreed to review DOL’s proposed rule allowing teenage healthcare workers to independently operate patient lifts as part of a broader investigation into the agency’s rulemaking processes, following a letter from Democratic lawmakers faulting the Trump administration’s rule. In a Jan. 25 letter to House and Senate lawmakers who requested the review, IG Scott Dahl says that office will audit the DOL Wage and Hour Division’s Sept. 27 proposal to weaken...

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