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Monthly updates on legal developments in the area of labor and employment law.

Department of Labor Reinstates Opinion Letters

DOL has long issued Opinion Letters when employers raise questions on difficult or confusing situations. These could provide a bit of a “safe harbor” to the employer which requests and relies upon the advice. They are also public, and can be used as general guidance by others. DOL stopped this practice in 2010.  It has now announced that it will again respond to employer inquiries with Opinion Letters. 

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