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Judge Strikes Down DOL Persuader Rule Revisions

  • Nov 18, 2016
  • Labor Law
  • Grant T. Collins and John C. Hauge

A United States District Court Judge in Texas has now issued a decision permanently blocking the Department of Labor’s (DOL) revised “persuader rule” under the Labor-Management Reporting Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). As we previously reported, the DOL’s revisions ...

What Happens to the New Overtime Rule Now?

One of the most immediate questions for employers after the presidential election is whether the Department of Labor’s (DOL) recent increase in the minimum salary for overtime exemption will be rolled back or repealed. Our best, most precise answer on this ...

OSHA Delays Anti-Retaliation Enforcement Until Dec. 1

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • OSHA
  • Scott D. Blake

OSHA is delaying enforcement of a final rule prohibiting employers from retaliating against employees who self-report work-related injuries and illnesses, but only until December 1, 2016. This leaves just a small window of opportunity for ...

Slamming the Door on Locker Room Talk

A new catch phrase burst onto the national scene last weekend when a video emerged of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaging in what he termed “locker room talk” back in 2005. If you missed the ...