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Employment law commentary volume 29, issue 4 April 2017
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

The Economic Policy Institute has reported that, in 2016, as many as 4 million workers nationwide wanted but were unable to obtain full-time work


Employers who permit after-hours work should exercise caution in light of an anticipated increase in nonexempt workers
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Following the directive issued in March 2014 by President Obama, the U.S. Department of Labor published a proposed new rule in the Federal Register


Do perceptions of wage fairness affect consumer behavior?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

The answer is yes, according to a recent study from the Harvard Business School, "Paying Up for Fair Pay: Consumers Prefer Firms with Lower


A substantial salary-test jump is likely
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

On January 28, the Economic Policy Institute announced that "noted economists and a former Secretary of Labor" had written to U.S. Secretary of Labor


US hiring practices draw increased scrutiny from EEOC
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 17 2011

With more US employers hiring, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the body responsible for enforcing Federal anti-discrimination laws, has increased scrutiny on two practices which it believes create unfair barriers to equal employment opportunity: preemployment credit checks and the exclusion of unemployed job candidates.


Briefing paper says economic effects of government regulations overblown
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2011

The Economic Policy Institute has issued a briefing paper that discusses the impact of federal health, safety, environmental, and financial regulations on the economy and argues that regulatory opponents significantly overstate their costs.


House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy."


House committee holds hearing on prospects for additional job growth
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2010

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing on the prospects for additional job growth and whether additional stimulus for such growth is needed.


House Oversight and Government Reform Committee holds hearing on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2009

Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing entitled Tracking the Money: How Recovery Act Recipients Account for Their Use of Stimulus Dollars, examining implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).


After a short lull, the Employee Free Choice Act is back in the news - as is the Secret Ballot Protection Act
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2009

The chatter surrounding EFCA, or the Employee Free Choice Act, quieted down in mid-December, but EFCA is back in the news.