Where Does The DOL's 'Bridge To Justice' Lead?

Law360, New York (December 9, 2010, 1:42 PM EST) -- Beginning on Dec. 13, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will begin assisting employees to find attorneys, and providing employees and their attorneys with information and documents gathered during investigations.

In the past, the DOL has fought tenaciously to limit the information and documents it was required to disclose to the public — often through Freedom of Information Act litigation. The DOL often refused requests by employers for information and documents in investigation files. The DOL’s policy was to refuse disclosure of any...
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