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Legislative Update for the Week of July 23, 2012

Leg Roundup Image 132 by 140.jpgHouse Passes Bill Imposing Regulatory Moratorium Until Unemployment Drops
The House of Representatives voted 245-172 in favor of a bill that would prevent agencies from taking any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 6% or lower. Read the full post here. (July 27)

OSHA Issues Final Rule Implementing Whistleblower Provisions of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a final rule implementing the whistleblower provisions of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act. Read the full post here. (July 26)

Legislation to Amend the NLRA Examined at House Hearing
The House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions held a hearing to discuss three legislative proposals to amend the National Labor Relations Act: the Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees (RAISE) Act, Secret Ballot Protection Act, and the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act. Read the full post here. (July 26)

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