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Senate confirms Chai Feldblum to another five-year term
  • Littler Mendelson
  • 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


Political speech and activity in the workplace: the 2014 Midterms are here
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

Election season can be a heated time


Senate bills would provide greater workplace protections for veterans
  • Littler Mendelson
  • 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


David Weil nominated to head DOL's Wage and Hour Division
  • Littler Mendelson
  • 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 panel considers Wage and Hour nominee
  • Littler Mendelson
  • 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


Senate fails to consider NLRB defunding amendment, approves other amendments to budget resolution
  • Littler Mendelson
  • 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


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


DOL releases proposed rule expanding leave entitlement for military caregivers and flight crew members
  • Littler Mendelson
  • 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


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