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Wilson Quoted Regarding Persuader Rule

In a June 9 article on the Persuader Rule, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reached out to LRI president and general council Phil Wilson for comment. Phil reminded the readers that although the rule is under an injunction, it is also technically in effect, and the only way to be “completely the rule goes away” is another rule making.

The Office of Labor-Management Standards posted notice in the Federal Register to rescind the rule, and the comment period is now open. Check here or on the image below for details and to post comments.

 

Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson

Persuader: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

goodbadugly2The persuader rule went final today. I’ve read the rule. All 446 pages (I don’t have a life so you can have one). Okay, I may have skimmed a few pages. Here is what you need to know about the new rule.

The Good

Here’s the good news: This rule is much improved over the proposed rule from 2011.

The Department of Labor deserves some credit for listening to its regulated community. They rolled back a number of proposals from the original rule. People who provide employee surveys or draft handbooks are (mostly) off the hook. You’re not going to have to report your association dues or conference fees. I’m just cynical enough to believe that many of these items were originally proposed

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