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US President Obama Signs Executive Order Banning Discrimination Against LGBT Federal Employees and Contractors

Fulfilling a 2008 campaign promise, on July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order banning workplace discrimination against millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of the federal government , as well as federal contractors and sub-contractors providing services to the federal government. The Executive Order makes it illegal to fire or … Continue Reading

A Year of NLRB Decisions Are Ruled Invalid By The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

For the past year, the NLRB has issued a large number of decisions on a multitude of issues.  After today’s 47-page ruling [pdf] from DC Circuit Judges David B. Sentelle, Karen LeCraft Henderson and Thomas B. Griffith, those decisions are now invalid. The Court held that President Obama’s January 4, 2012 recess appointments of Sharon Block, … Continue Reading