John Donohue wrote a Communiqué titled “GSP Renewal Legislation Passes The House Of Representatives, MPF Rate Is Increased.”
John Donohue wrote a Communiqué titled ““That is the Question” – When Does the Customs Assessment Question End and the Investigation Question Begin – Customs Cautions the Ports Against the Misuse of the Customs Form 28 “Request For Information.”
On April 5, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (Court of Appeals) issued a decision in International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 513, AFL-CIO v. National Labor Relations Board, Case No. 10-1121. This case involved a petition for review of the National Labor Relations Board’s (Board) decision that the union violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
On April 28, 2011, the Interagency Working Group (IWG), comprised of representatives from four federal agencies – the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – released its much anticipated report, Preliminary Proposed Nutrition Principles to Guide Industry Self-Regulatory Efforts (“Principles”), for marketing foods to children 2 – 11 and teens 12 – 17.
On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision upholding an arbitration clause barring class-wide arbitration. The decision has important implications for telecommunications and other consumer contracts, including website terms and conditions. In AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion et ux, No. 09–893, ___ U.S. ____ (Apr. 27, 2011), the plaintiffs (husband and wife) sued AT&T in a California Federal District Court for advertising free cell phones but charging a sales tax – $30.22 – on the full retail price.