Perez Tells Congress He's 'Listening' On Persuader Rule

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 3:11 PM EDT) -- Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez assured lawmakers Wednesday at a hearing on the U.S. Department of Labor's 2015 budget request that he is listening to stakeholders' concerns about the proposed persuader activity rule, as well as other controversial regulatory proposals.

Testifying before the House Education and Workforce Protection Committee on President Barack Obama's proposed budget for the DOL, Perez repeatedly stated that the department was reaching out to stakeholders and taking their concerns into account in an effort to get rulemaking right, citing recently implemented...
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