DOL Will Submit Request for Information on Overtime Rule

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced at a House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations hearing June 7 that the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit a request for information on the overtime rule in two to three weeks.

A request for information (RFI) is one among many possible tools used by an agency to help it develop a proposed rule and its use is optional, the DOL notes. “Agencies generally use RFIs when they want public input on whether a new rule or changes to an existing rule are needed and comments on what course the agency should take should it decide to move forward,” according to the department in its glossary of rulemaking terms


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