Deep Dive Episode 74 – A Discussion on Current Department of Labor Priorities

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

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The Department of Labor administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws, with mandates and regulations that affect workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers. Since its creation in 1913, DOL has been in the vanguard of the regulatory state.

This episode, moderated by former Solicitor of Labor Gregory Jacob, features a discussion with Cheryl Stanton, head of DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, and Jonathan Berry, head of its regulatory policy shop, about how President Trump’s Department of Labor is stewarding the responsibilities that have been entrusted to its care.


  • Jonathan Berry, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Cheryl M. Stanton, Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
  • [Moderator] Gregory Jacob, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP

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