Download a Sample Comment to use as a model for your comments (please personalize)
Download LRI’s Comment to the DOL (warning: it’s a little snarky)
Others to Contact:
Contact Rep. John Boehner (Speaker of the House)
Contact Rep. John Kline (Education & Workforce Committee)
Vulnerability Assessment White Paper (our newest!)
Bookmark this page! We’ll put updates here as the comment period ends. If/when the final rule becomes law, we’ll update you on strategy.
Once again a regulatory agency is pulling out all the stops to bail out their union benefactors. This time the goal is to put every employer in the country under a “gag order” by forcing them – under threat of criminal penalty – to report things like money spent on supervisory training, attendance at seminars and even employee opinion surveys.On Tuesday the Department of Labor will formally propose a rule change to the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. This proposed rule dramatically limits the so-called “advice” exception and means that most discussions about unions between company managers and their attorney or consultant will be subject to public reporting requirements.We’ve read the 160-page document. While we have been anticipating this rule change for many months now, there are several big surprises.
What will this mean to you as an employer? Join us Tuesday or Wednesday for a special webinar briefing on the proposed rule change. What we will cover:
• The proposed rule changes (including the DOL’s list of 13 things you are probably doing today that will trigger the reporting requirement);
This live Webinar was originally delivered June 21st & June 22nd, 2011