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Board files motion asking court to amend finding that Board lacked quorum in passing election reform rules

June 15th, 2012

The NLRB has filed a motion asking District of Columbia District Court Judge James Boasberg to amend his ruling that struck down the Board’s election reform rules because the Board did not have a quorum of three members when it passed the new rules. The motion also asks the court to reinstate the election rules [Read more...]

Two-in-five new dads didn’t take any paternity leave, annual Father’s Day survey shows

June 15th, 2012

Two-in-five working dads (43 percent) who had a child in the last three years report they didn’t take any paternity leave. For those working dads who took some, but not the full allotted time off, 47 percent say they felt pressured by work to come back early. Of those who took some paternity leave, 59 [Read more...]

Employees, executives disagree on role of social media in building workplace culture, Deloitte survey finds

June 14th, 2012

As social media continues to alter how people connect personally and professionally, its impact on building culture in the workplace is debatable, according to Deloitte’s new Core Values and Beliefs survey conducted online by Harris Interactive. Examining perspectives on culture and business strategy, 41 percent of executives participating in the study believe social networking helps [Read more...]

USCIS reaches FY 2013 H-1B Visa cap

June 14th, 2012

On June 11, 2012, USCIS received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY 2013. On June 7, 2012, USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption. USCIS will reject petitions subject to the cap for H-1B specialty [Read more...]

Most employers working to make their health insurance benefit plans ACA compliant, pending Supreme Court ruling

June 13th, 2012

Most single employers and corporations (86 percent) will or are likely to continue to provide health coverage to their employees in 2014, according to the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ (International Foundation) Health Care Reform: 2012 Employer Actions Update survey. The survey focuses on the most important issues raised by the Patient Protection and [Read more...]