High Court FOIA Case May Alter Labor Agency's Disclosures

Law360 (April 19, 2019, 10:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday about the standard for invoking a key exception to the Freedom of Information Act in a case that could make it harder for employers with federal contracts to keep the reams of data they send to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs under wraps, experts say.

Although the case — Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media — isn't one that directly involves an employment dispute, it could nonetheless have ramifications for workplace law in the way that certain employers move to safeguard confidential commercial information they hand over to agencies like...

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