In a prior post, we discussed the Department of Labor’s issuance of a new final rule that expanded disclosure requirements for companies that hire union avoidance consultants. The Department’s new “persuader” rule required employers to report the hiring of such consultants whenever these third parties engaged in indirect persuader activities (e.g., planning employee meetings,
DOL Persuader Rule
Union Avoidance Consultants Under Attack
By Terry Potter on
Posted in DOL Persuader Rule, Unions
On March 23, the Department of Labor released the final version of its controversial and expansive rule that changes the disclosure requirements for labor relations consultants who aid employers with their union avoidance measures.
What Does That Mean to Employers?
Previously, a consulting firm was required to disclose activity to the DOL only when it…