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Settlement Officially Puts an End to ‘Persuader Rule’

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 13, 2018 0 Comments
Settlement Officially Puts an End to ‘Persuader Rule’

In a victory for NAHB, the Department of Labor (DOL) on Nov. 9 agreed to a legal settlement that keeps a permanent injunction in place that stops the “persuader rule” from taking effect and prevents a future administration from seeking to revive the rule.

The Obama-era persuader rule sought to unfairly require lawyers and consultants to report to the DOL when counseling employers concerning union organizing.

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DOL Officially Kills ‘Persuader Rule’

DOL Officially Kills ‘Persuader Rule’

In a victory for NAHB, the Department of Labor (DOL) today officially rescinded the Obama-era “persuader rule’ that would have unfairly required lawyers and consultants to report to the DOL when counseling employers concerning union organizing.

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DOL Proposes to Withdraw ‘Persuader Rule’

DOL Proposes to Withdraw ‘Persuader Rule’

The Department of Labor today began the process of formally rescinding the Obama administration’s final “persuader” rule. The proposal to withdraw the rule is expected to be published in the Federal Register in the coming weeks, where it will be open to public comment.

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NAHB’s Legal Victory Blocks ‘Persuader’ Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 16, 2016 1 Comment
NAHB’s Legal Victory Blocks ‘Persuader’ Rule

NAHB scored a major legal victory today when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the association and other groups a permanent stay on the Department of Labor’s final “persuader” rule.

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NAHB Commends Persuader Rule Injunction

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
NAHB Commends Persuader Rule Injunction

NAHB Chairman Ed Brady today commended the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas decision in National Federation of Independent Business et al. V. Perez et. al. granting the Plaintiff’s Motion for a Preliminary Injunction.

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NAHB, NFIB File Lawsuit Against DOL’s New Union Persuader Rule

NAHB, NFIB File Lawsuit Against DOL’s New Union Persuader Rule

NAHB and the National Federation of Independent Business yesterday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor asserting that the agency’s new union persuader rule violates business owners’ First Amendment rights, making it nearly impossible to consult with legal counsel when facing union organizing.

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New Persuader Rule Reporting to Begin Late April

New Persuader Rule Reporting to Begin Late April

In a move that could have a significant impact on NAHB and home builders associations across the nation who provide labor relations services, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) today published its final “persuader” rule in the Federal Register.

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State Attorneys General Call on OMB to Reject Proposed ‘Persuader’ Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on February 9, 2016 1 Comment

More than a dozen state attorneys general earlier this month sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget urging the agency to reject a proposal put forth by the Department of Labor that would undermine long-standing protections for confidential attorney-client communications and place undue burdens on small businesses.

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NAHB and Industry Allies Seek Changes to Persuader Rulemaking Process

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 12, 2016 0 Comments

NAHB and dozens of other industry allies representing millions of employers sent a joint letter Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez last month urging the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to withdraw its persuader rule and consolidate it with a separate proposal.

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