WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard arguments Wednesday in a case that considers whether President Barack Obama violated the Constitution earlier this year when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies in his ...Read More »
When an accident victim’s medical expenses are covered by an ERISA plan, and the victim goes on to win a tort suit for his injuries, who foots the attorney’s bill? That question was at the heart of oral arguments on ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — In a major test of presidential power, federal appeals courts are starting to hear legal challenges to President Barack Obama’s decision to bypass the Senate in appointing three members to the National Labor Relations Board. The challenges in ...Read More »
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Obama administration’s top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start a company in the U.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Director Alejandro Mayorkas ...Read More »
After stirring up the employment bar with two cases finding that at-will employment clauses in non-union workplaces violated federal labor laws by potentially stifling concerted activity, the National Labor Relations Board has issued two guidance memos that offer some relief ...
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WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy. The Labor ...
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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. The report suggests hiring will likely remain modest in the coming months. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings dropped by ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Americans’ confidence in the economy surged last month to the highest level in nearly five years, as many were encouraged by an improving job market. The Conference Board said Thursday that its consumer confidence index increased in October ...
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Seasonal sanitation workers in Buffalo are trying to recover wages they believe they should have received during a three-year wage freeze that ended more than five years ago. Led by Marlino Gress, the four workers claim they were not part ...Read More »
The Buffalo chapter of the Metals Service Center Institute recently had its 2012 Manufacturing Summit, “Closing the Divide Between Job, Policy and Growth,” at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The event, attended by 125 members and their customers, was moderated ...Read More »