Trump Kills Government Contractor 'Blacklisting' Rule

By Braden Campbell (March 27, 2017, 6:51 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump on Monday signed a Congressional Review Act resolution rolling back the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule, which requires that bidders for federal contracts disclose their labor law violations, the White House said.

The signing makes permanent a preliminary injunction blocking the government from enforcing the rule's new reporting requirements on federal contractors and subcontractors, which had been set to take effect in October.

Press secretary Sean Spicer announced the signing in a press conference Monday. He said manufacturers called the rule "one of the most significant threats to growing American businesses and hiring more American workers" at...

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