Biz Groups Seek $500K In Fees For Persuader Rule Challenge

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 4:21 PM EST) -- A handful of business groups that led a successful challenge of the U.S. Department of Labor’s so-called persuader rule, which expanded employers’ disclosure requirements related to union-organizing campaigns, asked a Texas federal court Wednesday to award them nearly $500,000 in attorneys’ fees.

The National Federation of Independent Business, the National Association of Home Builders and three other Texas-based business groups asked U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings, who awarded them summary judgment last month, to reimburse them for about $480,000 in attorneys’ fees they spent pursuing...
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