(This Legal Alert from Fisher Phillips provides an overview of agency positions and predictions. It is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, legal advice for any particular fact situation.)

President-elect Donald Trump has announced that he plans to nominate Andrew Puzder to be the next Secretary of Labor. This cbinet-level position heads the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), one of the federal agencies that has the widest and deepest impact on employers across the country.