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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


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


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


Senate panel considers Wage and Hour nominee
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • December 10 2013

While the federal government closed on Tuesday due to inclement weather, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) forged


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


House and Senate introduce resolutions condemning NLRB election rule
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


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


House passes bill repealing Affordable Care Act
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


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


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