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On March 6, 2017, by a party-line vote of 49-48, the United States Senate passed a resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) pursuant to the Congressional Review Act, to preclude enforcement of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council’s final rule implementing President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” executive order.  As outlined in greater detail in earlier… Continue Reading…
04.29 / 21:34
laborrelationstoday.com
According to a New Jersey woman, Jessica Calongne blames Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen subsidiary for its failure to warn about the risk of kidney failure linked to the side effects of Invokana.   Calongne recently filed her lawsuit…
04.29 / 18:46
legalexaminer.com
In Los Angeles, high-ranking Filipinos in the community were among those that gathered at the City Hall to hear the Mayor’s State of City address. The country’s second largest city reiterated its commitment to help undocumented immigrants. In America’s second largest city, all eyes and ears were on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, as he delivered …
04.29 / 18:10
balitangamerica.tv
A bill creating new staff-to-patient ratios for California dialysis clinics advanced out of the state Senate’s Health Committee March 29 by a 6-2 vote despite ... The post Dialysis staff ratio bill advances in California appeared first on Nephrology News & I…
04.29 / 16:50
nephrologynews.com
5 Tips to Help Keep an Older Driver Safe During an Airbag Deployment   Introduction The purpose of this article is to provide our readers with: a basic review of the purpose and development of automotive airbags, and to suggest…
04.29 / 16:32
legalexaminer.com
Former President Barack Obama hailed the political resilience of his signature health care law at a private event Thursday, pointing out that Obamacare is now more popular than his successor trying to repeal…
04.29 / 15:57
politicaldog101.com
It's getting to be like back in 1960's with protest marches every week in the nation's capital against the guy's trying to undo advances this country HAS made into the 21st…
04.29 / 15:57
politicaldog101.com
According to statistics from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) given to CNN, the pace of removals under Trump in his first three months lags behind even the last two years of his…
04.29 / 15:57
politicaldog101.com
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in a published opinion earlier this month emphasized that it means what it says.  In 2009, the Court held in FedEx I that single-route FedEx drivers in Wilmington, Massachusetts are independent contractors, not employees, and therefore not entitled to the NLRA’s protections. Five years later, despite… Continue Re…
04.29 / 12:35
laborrelationstoday.com
Every May 1, the American Bar Association celebrates Law Day with activities and programs, based around a single theme and intended to celebrate the…
04.29 / 05:19
abajournal.com
A U.S. district court judge in Birmingham, Alabama, found that the nearby city of Gardendale wants to leave its school district for racial reasons,…
04.29 / 05:19
abajournal.com
Further evidence that elite Wall Street firms are operating by different economic rules than the rest of the legal…
04.29 / 02:54
abovethelaw.com
The NSA is stopping its use of one controversial surveillance technique that impacts Americans' privacy. Make no mistake. This is good news for anyone who wants government surveillance to follow the law. But there’s much more to be done to rein in unconstitutional spying. Initially reported by The New York Times today and confirmed by the agency itself, the NSA will no longer conduct “about” searches of the full content of Internet communications, including to and from innocent Americans, t…
04.29 / 00:33
eff.org
* Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post] * The Fox New investigation gets broader. [Law and More] * An opportunity to donate in memory of Trinh Huynh. [North Georgia Community…
04.29 / 00:28
abovethelaw.com
The agency claims it’s halting “about” surveillance, which should decrease the number of Americans unlawfully spied upon. The NSA indicated today that it will halt one of its most controversial spying practices, related to its surveillance of virtually all text-based communications entering or exiting the United States. If true, this is a significant step forward in the fight to restrict the NSA’s wildly expansive spying powers. But, unless Congress codifies this restriction, there is a ris…
04.29 / 00:28
aclu.org
In response to a lawsuit filed by the horse-drawn carriage industry to silence the opposition in NYC, animal rights activists staged a protest wearing symbolic tape over their mouths to demonstrate that, even if silenced, they can convince tourists to abstain from taking "cruel and dangerous" carriage rides in midtown…
04.28 / 23:40
theirturn.net
Sierra Leone’s inaugural Commercial Law Summit was held this March (2017) on the theme of facilitating responsible private sector development through improvements in commercial law justice (Hebert Smith Freehill and UK-Sierra Leone Pro-Bono Network, ‘Conference Pack’, 2017). The summit provided a distinctive opportunity for the main stakeholders in commercial law and justice to map out... Continue reading The post Charting a New Path to Commercial Arbitration: Sierra Leone to Accede to the …
John NicholsWithout congressional authorization, military action would “clearly and unequivocally be illegal and unconstitutional,” says Congressman Jerrold Nad…
04.28 / 22:15
thenation.com
All of us can make daily choices to improve the profession and thus better serve…
04.28 / 21:55
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