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February 26, 2009

EFCA Q & A With Battista: Will It Pass?

Organized labor has repeatedly and forcefully stated that it will push for the reintroduction of the

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February 25, 2009

Obama to Nominate Seth Harris as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Labor

President Obama has selected academic and former Department of Labor (DOL) policy aide Seth Harris to

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February 25, 2009

Major Merger of Nursing Unions to Shake Up Health Care

On February 18, 2009, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC),

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February 25, 2009

Anti-Card Check Legislation Introduced

In a preemptive move in anticipation of the re-introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), a

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February 25, 2009

Final Regulations Governing Automatic Contribution Arrangements for Pension Plans Are Published

On February 24, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published in the Federal Register its final rule regarding

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February 25, 2009

"Bounty Hunters" Lose Their State "Badge" as California Court of Appeal Clarifies Several PAGA Issues

The California Court of Appeal recently decided to publish its decision in Deleon v. Verizon Wireless,1

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February 24, 2009

Hilda Solis Officially Confirmed as Labor Secretary

After a nearly two-month delay, Rep. Hilda Solis (D-CA) has been confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary

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February 24, 2009

Appropriations Bill Would Increase Labor and Employment Funding

The massive,1,122-page omnibus bill (H.R. 1105) introduced by House Democrats on Monday would provide

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February 24, 2009

Requirements for Use of Alternative Workweek in California Eased Slightly

Ten years after it was first enacted, and as part of the resolution of California's budget crisis, California

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February 20, 2009

Bills Would Impose New Employee Verification Requirements on Employers, Ban Discrimination in Health Insurance Plans

Immigration-related bills are being introduced at a rapid pace. While many of these bills are destined

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