DOL, Union Seek Pause in Suit Over Trump Rule on Privatization

April 16, 2021, 7:01 PM

The U.S. Department of Labor and a public-sector union have asked a federal judge to pause a case challenging the use of federal funds to privatize the processing of jobless claims and benefits while the department seeks to revise a Trump-era regulation allowing it.

Attorneys for the government, along with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, filed a 60-day joint motion to stay Friday in a case that seeks to overturn a Trump administration rule that would allow states to begin outsourcing those employment services out to the private sector.

The stay would give the DOL enough...

To read the full article log in. To learn more about a subscription click here.