Business groups and Republicans denounced the move as an assault on employer rights.
The nation's top food safety official is set to testify before a House panel.
The administration is churning out new regulations to update the nation's Cold War-era policies.
Wednesday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules about legal services, natural gas pipelines, and energy efficiency.
Tuesday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency for chemical substances and radiation from nuclear plants, as well as nutritional standards for school lunch workers.
Monday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules on the use of autopilots and portable oxygen devices on board aircraft, as well as rules for animal food and pollution from military ships.
Seventy-six business groups are teaming up for what they say is a do-or-die campaign.
Friday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for proprietary trading, money transfers and to prevent acts of terrorism on the nation’s food supply.
The administration is poised to create a federal database of drivers who have failed the tests.
Thursday's edition of the Federal Register contains few substantive rules with the Justice Department considering changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission considering changes to regulations about controlling and accounting for special nuclear material.