Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Lawffice Links - Court enjoins contractor blacklisting rules

Yesterday, the final rule implementing President Obama's "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" executive order, including the so-called "blacklisting" rules for federal contractors, was supposed to take effect (generally, it requires contractors to publicly disclose certain labor law violations and instructs federal agencies how to factor in those violations in awarding contracts). But, wait! At the last minute, a federal court enjoined most of the rule. I baked some Lawffice Links to bring you up to speed:
Now, remember kids, it's only a preliminary injunction at a district court . . . so, the game is far from over.