Solis Had Right To Nix Union Reporting Rule, Judge Says

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 2:36 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Washington threw out a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a decision by former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to rescind a Bush-era rule that broadened financial reporting requirements for large unions, rejecting the argument that Solis had overstepped her authority.

U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth granted Solis' August 2011 motion to dismiss, holding that she was entitled to deference because her actions were based on a permissible construction of the law and that the complaint against her failed to state a claim on...
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