Errors in credit reports can cause businesses to deny credit to potentially valuable customers, a director of the Federal Trade Commission warned a U.S. Senate subcommittee earlier this month.
WASHINGTON – A group of small businesses have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule imposed by the Internal Revenue Service under the federal health care law, alleging that the agency exceeded its authority by expanding the law’s employer mandate.
WASHINGTON – Saying that the ruling unduly restricts presidential authority, the Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a federal appellate court decision invalidating last year’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
WASHINGTON – The House has passed a bill that would strip the National Labor Relations Board of most of its authority to act until it has three Senate-approved members or the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of the president’s recess appointments to the board.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has nominated three more candidates to the National Labor Relations Board, but House members vowed to move forward on a measure that would shut down the NLRB until it has a quorum of three Senate-approved members or the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the current challenge to Obama’s recess appointments to the board.
WASHINGTON – The National Labor Relations Board will seek direct U.S. Supreme Court review of a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling invalidating the recess appointments of three of the board’s members.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and members of Congress have turned their attention to immigration reform, unveiling their ideas on how to overhaul the federal immigration system for the first time in 27 years.
Lawyers representing employers and immigrants are preparing their clients for the potential effects.
WASHINGTON – In a ruling likely to send ripples through the labor and employment law bar, a federal appellate court has ruled that President Barack Obama’s recess appointments of three members to the National Labor Relations Board last year were unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill toughening the safety standards for drywall imported and used in the U.S. But the final version of the legislation, intended to address the problem of contaminated drywall imported from China, passed without a provision requiring foreign manufacturers to submit to jurisdiction in American courts for liability claims.
A year after ruling that a woman charged under an international treaty for the allegedly poisoning of her husband’s paramour had standing to challenge the application of the law, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide the merits of the case.