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Amy Traub, Amanda Garofalo Author Article on Why Employers Welcome Return of Labor Department Opinion Letters

Articles / July 28, 2017

Partner Amy Traub and Associate Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo authored an article published July 26, 2017, by Law360. The article, “How DOL Opinion Letters are of Value to Employers,” discusses the recent decision of the Department of Labor to again issue opinion letters designed to provide guidance to employers. These letters may be cited as an affirmative defense in wage and hour litigation, and, the authors note, the policy change signals “a bit of a positive sea change for employers, at least in terms of wage and hour education.”

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