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July 16, 2009

Recent Legislation and Regulations Require Changes to Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

Congress and federal regulatory agencies have been busy enacting legislation and proffering guidance

Insight
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July 16, 2009

New York Takes an Extra Bite of the Apple: Civil Penalties May Be Assessed for Unlawful Discriminatory Practices

Recent amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law authorize civil penalties payable to the state

ASAP
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July 16, 2009

Agency Councils Issue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Executive Order Promoting Project Labor Agreements

On Tuesday, the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils)

ASAP
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July 16, 2009

The D.C. Circuit Leaves Undisturbed the Ability of Employers to Ban Union Communications Using Corporate E-Mail

Many had anticipated a dramatic rejection of Register-Guard, the National Labor Relations Board's landmark

ASAP
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July 15, 2009

House Democrats Formally Introduce Healthcare Bill

Chairmen of the House Committees on Education and Labor, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce finally

ASAP
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July 15, 2009

Comprehensive Working Family Bill Incorporates Provisions from Previously-Introduced Family and Medical Leave Legislation

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) has introduced the Balancing Act of 2009 (H.R. 3047), a bill aimed at working

ASAP
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July 14, 2009

Senate Approves Amendment to Appropriations Bill that Prevents DHS from Rescinding "No-Match" Rule

Last week the Senate voted to accept an amendment (S. AMDT. 1375) to the Department of Homeland Security’s

ASAP
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July 14, 2009

Bill Would Change FMLA Hours of Service Requirements for Airline Employees

Last week Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced legislation that would close a Family and Medical Leave

ASAP
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July 14, 2009

Senate Approves Amendment to Appropriations Bill that Prevents DHS from Rescinding "No-Match" Rule

Last week the Senate voted to accept an amendment (S. AMDT. 1375) to the Department of Homeland Security’s

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