Experts say there is overwhelming congressional support to extend COBRA premium subsidies and that the COBRA provisions in the scrapped bill are likely to be attached to any one of several other bills that Congress will consider in the coming weeks.
Republicans say National Labor Relations Board nominee Harold Craig Becker would take his union stances onto the board. Democrats—minus the two who joined the filibuster—denounce what they call Republican obstructionism. President Barack Obama could still make a recess appointment to the board.
Functional capacity evaluations, prompted by legitimate safety concerns, are lawful.
Obama and lawmakers back the proposal to aid laid-off workers.
The group says in a letter that the attack is a protest against temporary employment, which is called ‘modern slavery.’
Now that Sen. Scott Brown has been sworn into office, he is expected to vote on National Labor Relations Board nominee Harold Craig Becker and other administration choices who are opposed by Republicans. A source with a business group in Washington expects Brown to join a filibuster against Becker, who is associate general counsel for the Service Employees International Union.
The original suit by plan participants claimed that Deere, Fidelity Management Trust and Fidelity Management & Research violated their fiduciary duties by charging unreasonable fees for plan investment options.
Two former independent advisors seek $357.6 million in damages, claiming that the Utah Division of Securities and others violated their civil rights.
Ensemble Chimes at one time was the largest vendor management system before filing for bankruptcy in January 2008 shortly after its parent company, Axium International Inc., abruptly ran out of money and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
A top legislative priority for unions, the bill has been stalled since its March introduction. Supporters have not been able to secure enough moderate Senate Democrats to overcome a certain Republican filibuster.