Court Tosses Challenge To DOL Disability Hiring Rule

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Friday dismissed a trade association's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor that tried to block the implementation of new regulations aimed at increasing government contractors' hiring of disabled workers.

U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan granted summary judgment to the DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, saying contentions by the American Builders and Contractors that the agency unlawfully imposed burdensome record-collecting and hiring responsibilities were invalid, and that the new regulation was clearly allowed under the Rehabilitation Act...
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