The U.S. Supreme Court expanded the reach of a federal law enacted in response to the 2001 Enron Corp. collapse, saying it protects people who work for a public company’s contractors, including law firms and auditors.
Facing “a very tight monthly budget” after the recession hurt his Michigan solo law practice, John Ceci has cut back on movies and restaurant meals, drives a 1996 Honda and has higher priorities than health insurance.
President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board can’t be challenged as part of a lawsuit over requirements for businesses to inform employees of their rights, a judge ruled.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the leading Washington lobbyist for big corporations, spent $86 million two years ago trying to keep the Obama administration’s health-care overhaul from passing Congress.
The National Federation of Independent Businesses , a lobbying group for small businesses, joined Florida’s legal challenge to the health-care reform law passed in March by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama .
President Barack Obama’s recess appointment of three members to the National Labor Relations Board was challenged in court by the National Federation of Independent Business, which claims a constitutional violation.