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Who Is Neil Gorsuch And Where Does He Stand On Labor And Employment Issues?
President Donald Trump has promptly nominated a potential successor—Judge Neil M. Gorsuch—to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice Scalia's unexpected death nearly a year ago.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Recent Developments From The Occupational Safety And Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the government agency tasked with setting and enforcing workplace safety standards.
United States
12 Jul 2016
What Are The Short- And Long-Term Employment Law Implications Of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's Death?
For the last three decades, Justice Antonin Scalia served as a stanch and reliable conservative voice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
United States
15 Feb 2016
Supreme Court Signals Skepticism Of Public-Sector Union Agency Fees
On January 11, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Frederichs v. California Teachers Association, a case that will decide whether public-sector employees can be forced to pay union dues as a condition of employment.
United States
12 Jan 2016
King V. Burwell: The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of The Administration And The Affordable Care Act Survives
The U.S. Supreme Court has once again ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
United States
26 Jun 2015
Overtime, Fiduciary And Blacklisting Rules Discussed During House Committee DOL Budget Hearing
The day after the House Appropriations Committee held a hearing to discuss the Department of Labor's budget proposal for FY 2016, a separate House committee put Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in the hot seat over the same issue.
United States
19 Mar 2015
The Supreme Court Sides With The Department Of Labor In "Rulemaking" Challenge
The U.S. Supreme Court handed the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) a victory in a battle over whether the agency's reversal of its stance on the exempt status of mortgage loan officers was subject to public notice and comment.
United States
13 Mar 2015
Agencies Need Not Engage In Notice-And-Comment For Interpretive Rule Changes
Employers hoping the U.S. Supreme Court would rein in federal agency rulemaking will be disappointed by the Court's opinion in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association issued this morning.
United States
12 Mar 2015
Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Providing Clarity On Employee Wellness Programs
As promised during a Senate hearing conducted earlier this year, members of the House and Senate have introduced a bill seeking to reduce the legal uncertainly in administering employee wellness programs.
United States
4 Mar 2015
Arbitration Fairness Act Reintroduced
A bill that would significantly restrict the ability for employers to arbitrate employment disputes was reintroduced in the House and Senate last week.
United States
22 May 2013
NLRB General Counsel Report Addresses Several Questions Posed At ABA Meeting
A new Report issued by Acting NLRB General Counsel Lafe Solomon responds to a number of practice and procedural questions related to Board operations posed by labor attorneys during a recent American Bar Association Midwinter Meeting.
United States
10 Apr 2013
U.S. Department Of Labor's 2012 Budget Shows Increasing Resources Toward Regulation And Enforcement Of Employment Laws
The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Fiscal Year 2012 proposed budget, which was released on Monday, seeks $12.8 billion in discretionary budget authority and 17,848 full-time equivalent employees (FTE).
United States
23 Feb 2011
Cementing a Trend: Financial Reform Act Dramatically Expands Whistleblower Protections
The newly enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("DFA") (H.R. 4173), signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010, not only creates sweeping new whistleblower protections for employees in the financial services industry, but also significantly broadens existing whistleblower protections far beyond the financial services industry.
United States
4 Aug 2010
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