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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 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


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


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


EEOC approves rule defining RFOA defense in ADEA disparate impact claims; discusses disabled veterans' hiring obstacles
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

During a public meeting held on November 16, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission voted 3-2 in favor of a draft final rule defining the parameters of the “reasonable factors other than age” defense under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act


DOL extends contractor filing deadline for VETS 100100A reporting forms
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 3 2011

Federal contractors will have an additional month to submit their VETS-100VETS-100A reporting forms required under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment and Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), as amended


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


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


Littler Shareholder Walter Hunter testifies at joint congressional hearing on NLRB developments affecting higher education
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


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