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Legislative Update for the Week of January 9, 2012

Leg Roundup Image 132 by 140.jpgNLRB Recess Appointment Decision Receives First Legal Challenge
On January 13, 2012, the National Right to Work Foundation filed a motion to contest the constitutionality of the President's move to seat three new members to the National Labor Relations Board via recess appointment. Read the full post here. (January 13)

Supreme Court Strengthens Exception Barring Employment Discrimination Suits Against Religious Entities
A former religious school teacher who taught a full secular curriculum - as well as a daily course on religion and regularly led students in prayer and worship - cannot bring claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act against her employer because she qualified as a ministerial employee, even if the majority of her duties involved secular instruction. Read the full post here. (January 12)

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