April 20, 2012, Republican U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming, the
ranking member on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee,
announced that it was expected that the full Senate on April 23 and 24 will
debate S.J. Res 36, which...
On March 15, 2012, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the
Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) filed a motion to intervene with the
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Noel Canning v. National Labor
Relations Board , Case No. 12-1115...
On February 1, 2012, the U.S. House Oversight and
Government Reform Committee was to hold a hearing entitled "Uncharted
Territory: What are the Consequences of President Obama's Unprecedented
'Recess' Appointments." The purpose...
On January 27, 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of
the U.S. Department of Labor issued its report on union membership for
2011. It concluded that the percentages and numbers for 2011 was largely
unchanged from those for 2010. The overall "union...
On January 26, 2012, Sam Hananel of the Associated
Press reported that Mark Pearce, Chairman of the National Labor Relations
Board, plans to push for the issuance of more rules making it easier for
unions to organize employers under the National Labor...
On January 13, 2012, the National Federation of
Independent Business announced in a press release that it was seeking to amend
its legal action filed in federal court on September 28, 2011, against the
National Labor Relations Board over its new notice...
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that it
was filing a notice of proposed rule-making regarding its regulations
pertaining to the exemption for companionship services and live-in domestic
Section 13(a)(15) of the Fair Labor...