Month: March 2014

NLRB SETS PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO UNION ELECTION RULES

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has set two days of meetings in April to hear opinions on proposed changes to rules governing union representation elections. The NLRB will meet for April 10-11 at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., to allow members of the public to present their views on what pro-business interests have labeled …

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UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT EXPANDS SARBANES-OXLEY WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION

In the early 2000s, corporate and accounting scandals involving Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, and other publicly traded companies cost investors billions of dollars and prompted federal legislation to reform corporate financial practices. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) covers everything from mandatory financial disclosures to enhanced penalties for white-collar crime to requiring a company’s CEO to sign corporate tax …

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