Senators Urge Delay in the Department of Labor’s New Companionship Exemption Rule

Last Thursday, Senators Mike Johanns (R-NE) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) began circulating a letter that asks the Secretary of Labor to delay the effective date (January 1, 2015) of the new companionship exemption rule. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have since added their…