Labor & Employment E-Note - October 10, 2013

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In This Issue:

- High Court Takes on Number of Workplace Dispute Cases

- Government Shutdown Creates Delays at Labor Department, NLRB

- E-Verify Suspension Leaves Employers Concerned Over Hiring

- Judge Again Rules EEOC Out of Bounds in Exercising Its Authority

- CFPB Warns Employers Against Requiring Payroll Debit Card Use

- Transgender Employees Score Victory With Bias Settlement

- U.S. Rejects Labor Union Pleas for ACA Dispensation

- Employers Likely to Switch Workers from COBRA to New Marketplaces

- Companies Boost Workplace Safety as Workers' Comp Rates Climb

- Excerpt from High Court Takes on Number of Workplace Dispute Cases:

Workplace disputes pepper the docket of cases the U.S. Supreme Court will take upduring their new nine-month term. During the term that begins October 7, the nine-member court, led by Republican-appointed Chief Justice John Roberts, also willconsider President Barack Obama's "recess appointments" to the National LaborRelations Board and take up the issue of whether workers at a steel plant should getpaid for the time it takes to change into safety gear.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, CFPB, COBRA, DOL, E-Verify, EEOC, Government Shutdown, Health Insurance Exchanges, NLRB, Transgender, Unions

Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Health Updates, Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Worker’s Compensation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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