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DOL releases proposed rule expanding leave entitlement for military caregivers and flight crew members
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • February 2 2012

On January 30, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a proposed rule that implements the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010 (FY 2010 NDAA) and the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act


Competing payroll tax cut bills fail to advance, sets stage for possible compromise
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

Neither side of the Senate was able to muster the 60 votes needed to advance their respective payroll tax cut bills on Thursday


Senate approves employer tax credits for hiring veterans
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

On Thursday the Senate voted 95-0 in favor of legislation that would provide employers with tax credits for hiring long-term unemployed and wounded veterans


David Weil nominated to head DOL's Wage and Hour Division
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

President Obama has announced his choice to serve as Administrator of the DOL's Wage and Hour Division (WHD). The position has remained vacant for a


Senate confirms Chai Feldblum to another five-year term
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

On December 12, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Chai Feldblum (D) to serve another five-year term ending July 1, 2018 as a commissioner with


Senate fails to consider NLRB defunding amendment, approves other amendments to budget resolution
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

The Senate approved a budget resolution last week that omits an amendment that would have withheld funds from the National Labor Relations Board to


House panel approves funding bill with significant restrictions
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


DOL Labor Secretary discusses companionship rule, H-2B visa program at appropriations hearing
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


Administration does not object to renewed effort to challenge Affordable Care Act’s constitutionality
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


Senate bills would provide greater workplace protections for veterans
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • May 31 2012

In the week leading up to Memorial Day, Senators Robert Casey (D-PA) and Mark Pryor (D-AR) introduced legislation that would increase reemployment and leave protections for veterans and returning members of the National Guard and Reserves