DOL Rule-Making Blitz Clears Path For Persuader Rule

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT) -- With the U.S. Department of Labor issuing a steady stream of long-anticipated regulations, including Tuesday's rule that extended wage-and-hour protections to home health care workers, lawyers should now brace for a final rule that will saddle attorneys doing traditional labor work for employers with new financial reporting obligations. 

Since Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez took the reins at the agency in July, the DOL has begun pushing out long-awaited items on its regulatory agenda.

The agency's Tuesday release of its final rules shrinking the companionship exemption...
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