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2014 NELA Convention Welcome Remarks By Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren welcomes NELA's 2014 Convention attendees to Boston via video. #ContinuingLegalEducation #JudicialNominations #ForcedArbitration #AFA

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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, April 2013

In This Issue: LEGISLATIVE NEWS Raising Our Voices For Change: URGENT Reminder! NELA Needs Client Stories To Support Civil Rights Tax Relief Act & Arbitration Fairness Act NELA Endorses Tom Perez As Next Labor Secretary Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On D.C. Circuit...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, January 2013

In this issue: Raising Our Voices For Change: A Special Message From Julie Strandlie, NELA's Legislative & Public Policy Director Legislative News Senate Judiciary Committee Today Again Delays Vote On Circuit Court Nominees President Obama Today Nominates Two To Serve On The U.S....


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, February 2013

In this issue: Legislative News Raising Our Voices For Change: NELA Seeks Client Stories To Support Civil Rights Tax Relief Act & Arbitration Fairness Act Senate Confirms Tenth Circuit Nominee Bacharach, More Circuit Votes Expected Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Nomination Hearings...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, March 2013

In this issue: Legislative News Raising OUR Voices For Change: Reminder! President Obama Nominates Tom Perez As Next Labor Secretary Harkin, Miller Introduce Fair Minimum Wage Act Of 2013, Take Steps To Enact D.C. Circuit Nominee Halligan Filibustered Again, Circuit Court Hearings...


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Celebrating Justice Ginsburg's Contributions To Equality & Justice

This year marks two significant milestones in the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: her 80th birthday on March 15th and the 20th anniversary of her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court on August 10th. NELA takes this opportunity to celebrate Justice Ginsburg...

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Let's Do It!

Central to the work you do to achieve justice for your clients is a federal judiciary that is independent and fair-minded, comprised of judges who are committed to equal justice under law for all Americans, and who do not place the interests of employers above the rights of employees. Over the...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, April 2012

NELA's Legislative Report. In This Issue: NELA's Judicial Nominations Program: Your Voice In The White House Meeting With Christopher Kang, White House Counsel, On NELA's Judicial Nominations Agenda> NELA Meets With Key...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, May 2012

In This Issue: NELA Participates In White House Summit On Judicial Nominations EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Arrest And Convictions Records; House Votes For Appropriations Amendment To Forbid Use of Commission's Funds To Implement ...

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NELA Participates In White House Summit On Judicial Nominations

On Monday, Bill Ewing, Megan O’Malley, and I joined advocacy groups and concerned citizens from across the country in a meeting with key White House officials on the judicial vacancy crisis in America’s federal courts. I’ve attached my report of the day’s events along with insight from Bill and...

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News Release: NELA Participates In White House Strategy Session To Address Judicial Vacancy Crisis

The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) is among 150 advocates from across the country President Barack Obama has invited to participate in today's strategy session to address the issue of the federal judicial vacancy crisis and ways to move stalled nominees through the Senate. The...

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NELA To Participate in White House Judicial Nominations Strategy Session

On Monday, March 7, 2012, NELA will join hundreds of advocates convening in the White House for a strategy session on judicial nominations. The meeting will take place the same day the Senate is set to vote on three judges, the last beneficiaries of a deal between Republicans and Democrats to...

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Senate Confirms Missouri District Judge Nominee

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Brian Wimes as U.S. District Judge for the eastern and western districts of Missouri on Monday. Wimes was confirmed in a vote of 91-1. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) was the nay vote. The confirmation is part of a deal reached by Senate Democrats and...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, March 2012

NELA's Legislative Report. In This Issue: Bill To Overturn Supreme Court's Decision In Gross v. FBL Financial Service, Inc. Introduced In Senate EEOC Issues ADEA Disparate Impact Final Regulations NELA Participates In Stakeholder Meeting With MSPB ...

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NELA Report: Judicial Hostility To Workers’ Rights: The Case For Professional Diversity On The Federal Bench, February 2012

The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) published a report entitled, “Judicial Hostility To Workers’ Rights: The Case For Professional Diversity On The Federal Bench,” which targets another type of diversity that is equally as important and sorely lacking on the federal bench&...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, January, 2012

NELA's Legislative Report. In This Issue: New Year, Same Old Politics Franken Amendment Extended For 2012 Richard Renner, Former NELA Board Member, Submits Comments To DOL On Proposed Rules Under Dodd-Frank Act President Obama Makes Recess Appointments To Key...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, February 2012

NELA's Legislative Report. In This Issue: Forced Arbitration Almost Comes To Wall Street NELA Submits Comments On EEOC's Draft Strategic Plan For FY 2012-016 NELA Releases Report On "Judicial Hostility To Workers' Rights: The Case For Professional Diversity On The Federal...

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