DOL Releases Final Persuader Rule

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On March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the final Persuader Rule. It requires full public disclosure on the use of labor relations consultants by employers. The rule was first introduced in 2011, but has been on hold since 2014.

The Persuader Rule requires employers and their hired consultants to report when the consultants directly persuade workers or when the consultants in one of the following four “indirect” categories:

  1. Plan, direct, or coordinate managers to persuade workers;
  2. Provide persuader materials to employers to disseminate to workers;
  3. Conduct union avoidance seminars; or
  4. Develop or implement personnel policies or actions to persuade workers

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Posted by Karen Woodie at 04/07/2016 01:35:18 PM |