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Senate Expected to Approve Block's Nomination to NLRB
The White House is taking no chances of leaving the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) deadlocked with two Republicans and two Democrats, nominating Democrat Sharon Block to serve on it, a management attorney says.

FMLA Continues to Challenge Employers
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) compliance remains a perennial concern among employers, a report shows.

ADA's Accommodation Mandate 'Imported' into PDA
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidance on pregnancy discrimination is expansive where the Americans with Disabilities Act's (ADA) reasonable accommodation requirement is incorporated into the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) in the guidance's disparate treatment analysis.

Top Labor and Employment Issues in the Middle East
The Middle East poses unique challenges that are important for any HR professional to understand.

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Chattanooga VW Establishes 'American-Style Works Council'
Union organizers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen (VW) plant may have lost the battle but won the war when they lost a union election at the facility earlier this year.


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