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Supreme Court Says Obama Overstepped Authority with Three NLRB Recess Appointments

Today, the Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision addressing the question of whether three recess appointees to the NLRB passed Constitutional muster.   These three NLRB members  were appointed by President Obama during a three-day recess in the middle of a

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Supreme Court Hears First Sarbanes-Oxley Case

This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in its first Sarbanes-Oxley case (Lawson v. FMR LLC, et al., No.  12-3).  The question before the Court is whether the law’s whistleblower protections extend to employees of contractors hired by public companies. 

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Working During Lunch

A common wage and hour claim brought against employers is the “working during lunch” claim.   In other words, an employee might claim that he or she had to perform some work during a lunch period, typically because of an emergency or

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