USA - October 20 2010 The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law on July 21, 2010, created some of the most sweeping changes to the financial industry since the Great Depression.
USA - August 30 2010 A little-noticed provision of the 2010 health care reform legislation requires employers to provide nursing mothers with "reasonable break time" to express breast milk for one year after a child's birth.
USA - June 29 2010 On June 17, 2010, the US Supreme Court held that the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") lacked the authority to issue any decisions during a 27-month period when it had only two members.
USA - June 8 2010 Just 10 days after taking office, President Obama signed Executive Order 13496, requiring all federal contractors and subcontractors to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), including their right to join and support unions, and to include in every contract, subcontract, and purchase order, a pledge to honor the employee notice requirements.
USA - May 8 2009 The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Philadelphia Police Department did not violate Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act when it denied an officer’s request to wear a headscarf, a head covering traditionally worn by Muslim women, while in uniform and on duty.