AFL-CIO Triumphs In Vacating DOL Rule

Law360 (July 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The AFL-CIO has succeeded once again in blocking the U.S. Department of Labor's attempt to add annual financial reporting requirements, with a district court judge agreeing with its claims that the agency violated rules on introducing new measures.

The ruling by Judge John Bates of the U.S. District Court for Washington, D.C. marked the AFL-CIO's second triumph in keeping the DOL from forcing unions to report on trusts in which it is financially involved. In his decision to grant the AFL-CIO summary judgment on Monday, Bates...
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