Tag Archives: labor law

The Revised Persuader Rule — An Obituary

The “Persuader Rule” — Brief Background After several years of review and public comment, on March 24, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its new interpretation of the so-called “Persuader Rule.” The new interpretation changed more than 50 years of DOL policy under which employers and consultants had no duty to report “persuasive … Continue reading this entry

EEOC Suffers Another Setback – ADA Does Not Require Automatic Reassignment of Disabled Employee to Open Position

EEOC Developments
As we have previously reported, under the Obama administration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has aggressively sought to expand the breadth of the agency’s authority to collect employee pay data and other private company information. Similarly, the EEOC has sought to expand the scope of federal civil rights laws in a number of areas, … Continue reading this entry

Closing a Plant? Labor and Environmental Law Considerations

Please join Foley attorneys for insightful discussion and analysis of the legal issues involved in plant and facility closings. Topics include: Environmental cleanup, investigation, and permitting issues associated with plant closings Labor considerations relating to the plant closing process Use of New Market Tax Credits Suggestions for advance environmental, labor, and real estate planning that … Continue reading this entry