DOL Sets Stage For Controversial 'Right To Know' Rule

Law360, New York (November 15, 2013, 5:58 PM EST) -- A U.S. Department of Labor survey currently under review will likely paint a picture of confusion among workers that will be used to justify a new version of a controversial rule targeting employee misclassification and fend off criticism that the regulations would be too burdensome, lawyers say.

On Nov. 8, the DOL announced in the Federal Register it was submitting the survey to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval, after initially proposing the survey in January. The move to the OMB —...
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