Labor & Employment E-Note - October 10, 2013


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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