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NLRB Seeks Court Reversal on Arbitration Ruling

NLRB Seeks Court Reversal on Arbitration Ruling

The NLRB recently filed a petition seeking a rehearing from a U.S. Court of Appeals on a ruling to reverse their Jan. 2012 ruling prohibiting employers from using individual arbitration agreements in employment contracts.

Overtime Pay Expansion Planned by Administration

President Obama is expected to announce tomorrow a regulatory plan to expand the number of workers eligible for overtime pay by narrowing the current “white-collar exemption”.

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Immigration Reform: All Talk?

Last week, House GOP leadership released a set of standards or “principles” for immigration reform which, while very general, addressed a number of the provisions included in the Senate-passed immigration bill.

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NLRB Revisits NSBA-Opposed Elections Rule

Earlier today, NLRB announced plans to move forward on its elections rule, which was struck down in 2012 in district court for a quorum failure and would speed up the elections process in a unionizing campaign.

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NSBA State of the Union Podcast

Last week, NSBA held an Issue Briefing Teleconference on the State of the Union Address featuring Kent Hoover, the Washington Bureau Chief for American City Business Journals. Download the podcast today.

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State of the Union: What it Means for Small Biz

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address which held good and bad implications for America’s small businesses, but was light on details and specifics.

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Small Business Reaction to State of the Union Address

Tonight’s State of the Union Address from President Barack Obama held good and bad implications for America’s small businesses.

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Supreme Court Weights “Recess” Appointments

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could invalidate more than a year’s worth of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decisions and permanently alter the “advice and consent” dynamic between the President and the Senate.

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NLRB Gives Up on Union Poster Rule

Rulings this spring from two different U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals—both saying that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) cannot force employers to display union rights posters—will apparently stand. The NLRB has let pass a deadline to file an appeal on the ruling to the Supreme Court. In 2011 the NLRB issued a rule requiring […]

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As the Senate promises to soon take up legislation increasing the federal minimum wage, many states have already agreed to hikes in required wages—with potential action for more in 2014.

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