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December 9, 2008

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) Gains Momentum

President-elect Obama is an advocate of organized labor. He has expressly stated that passage of the

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December 9, 2008

Workplace Immigration Programs Likely to be Extended

Given the current economic crisis and other pressing issues facing the new president, sweeping immigration

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December 9, 2008

Key Committee Players in Congress Governing Labor and Employment Issues Remain Unchanged

President-elect Obama has made it no secret that his workplace agenda strongly supports organized labor

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December 9, 2008

Former SEIU Official Named as White House Political Director

If there was any doubt regarding the influence organized labor may exert in the Obama Administration,

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December 9, 2008

Agency Appointees Will Shape Future of Labor and Employment Law

Obama’s transition team has named the Agency Review Team leads for, among others, the Education and

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December 9, 2008

Labor Department Issues Final Revised FMLA Rules

On November 17, 2008, the Department of Labor issued final revised regulations for the Family and Medical

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December 9, 2008

Expansion of Flexible Work Arrangements

A bill mandating employees’ rights to request certain changes to their terms or conditions of employment

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December 8, 2008

About Barry Hartstein

Barry Hartstein, a shareholder in Littler's Chicago office, has earned a national reputation for his

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December 8, 2008

Massachusetts Court of Appeals Finds Objections to "Mere Proposals" not Protected Activity for Whistleblower Statute

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals found that an employee's objection to a "mere proposal," rather

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December 8, 2008

First Federal Court Decision to Uphold "Termination" Based on MySpace Content Rejects First Amendment Claim of the "Drunken Pirate"

The fundamental problem with Snyder’s case from a dynamic perspective was her failure to heed the university’s

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