In This Issue:
- Wisconsin Recall Has Big Implications for Labor Rights
- Federal Law Banning Gay Worker Discrimination Urged
- Employers Can't Limit Social Media of Employees, But Many Still Do
- Insurers Face Big Payouts for Injured Workers Prescribed Painkillers
- H-1B Visa Supply for 2013 Nearly Gone, Say Immigration Officials
- U.S. Senate Republicans Block Bill on Equal Pay
- Call to Raise Federal Min Wage In Hopes of Boosting Economy
- Ageism Still Affecting Many in Workplace
- Judge Strikes Down Rules Governing Union Elections
- SEC Taking Interest in Undocumented Immigrant Violations
- Excerpt from Wisconsin Recall Has Big Implications for Labor Rights:
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won a recall election, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling President Barack Obama's re-election strategy and signaling to Republican lawmakers across the nation that challenging government unions could pay political and fiscal dividends. The vote capped a contentious 15-month battle that polarized Wisconsin, long a centrist state, with union members and Democrats protesting angrily against Mr. Walker's signing in March 2011 of a law removing most collective bargaining rights from public employees.
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