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The Changing Face of the NLRB

Posted in Labor Law

Traditional labor law in this country has essentially been a non-issue over the past decade. Today unions represent 12% of all American workers (7.4% in the private sector), down from a high of 35% in 1955. However, thanks to the recent dramatic shifts in Washington, this trend may soon be changing. Labor law in the… Continue Reading

ADA Amendments Act

Posted in Disability Discrimination

On September 25, 2008, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 was signed into law by President Bush. It becomes effective January 1, 2009. This new law is designed to undo several Supreme Court decisions and thereby broaden the number of individuals who can seek protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The amendments include… Continue Reading