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Federal agencies grant motor carrier, taxpayer reprieves in light of Hurricane Sandy
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

Federal agencies are granting businesses some leeway in the wake of Hurricane Sandy


Littler Shareholder Walter Hunter testifies at joint congressional hearing on NLRB developments affecting higher education
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

On September 12, Littler Shareholder Walter Hunter outlined a number of concerns facing higher education institutions in light of recent National Labor Relations Board developments


House passes bill repealing Affordable Care Act
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • July 11 2012

As expected, on July 11, the House of Representatives approved by a vote of 244-185 the Repeal of Obamacare Act (H.R. 6079), legislation introduced by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in response to the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act


House panel approves funding bill with significant restrictions
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

On Wednesday a House Appropriations Subcommittee voted 8 to 6 in favor of advancing a bill (pdf) that would provide fiscal year 2013 funding for the Department of Labor (DOL), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and other related agencies


Administration does not object to renewed effort to challenge Affordable Care Act’s constitutionality
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. has decided not to challenge Liberty University of Lynchburg, Virginia’s petition to have the Fourth Circuit review its case contesting the legality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA


House, Senate approve payroll tax cut, unemployment insurance extension
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

As expected, both chambers of Congress approved the conference report to the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (H.R. 3630) before adjourning for the Presidents’ Day recess


DOL Labor Secretary discusses companionship rule, H-2B visa program at appropriations hearing
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

On Wednesday the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies conducted a hearing to discuss the Department of Labor’s fiscal year 2013 budget request


White House 2013 budget proposal would boost funding for many employment-related programs, agencies
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • February 14 2012

On Monday President Obama unveiled his $3.8 trillion proposed budget for fiscal year 2013


House and Senate introduce resolutions condemning NLRB election rule
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

On February 16, 2012, Republican members of both the House and Senate introduced resolutions (H.J. Res. 103; S.J. Res. 36) formally disapproving of the National Labor Relations Board’s recent final rule that dramatically changes representation election procedures


New executive order addresses regulatory burdens
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

On May 10, 2012, President Obama issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) Identifying and Reducing Regulatory Burdens that aims to reduce the costs and obligations of federal regulation