U.S. Chamber of Commerce http://kunc.org en Full-Time Vs. Part-Time Workers: Restaurants Weigh Obamacare http://kunc.org/post/full-time-vs-part-time-workers-restaurants-weigh-obamacare Many businesses that don't offer health insurance to all their employees breathed a sigh of relief earlier this month when they learned they'd have an extra year to comply with the new health care law or face stiff penalties.<p>President Obama <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/07/03/198387347/delay-for-insurance-mandate-pleases-businesses">delayed the requirement</a> for businesses with 50 or more employees after complaints that the plan was too complicated to implement by the original deadline, January 2014. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:23:00 +0000 John Ydstie 47498 at http://kunc.org Full-Time Vs. Part-Time Workers: Restaurants Weigh Obamacare Immigration Overhaul 'Feels Unstoppable Now,' Backers Say http://kunc.org/post/immigration-overhaul-feels-unstoppable-now-backers-say Thousands of supporters will descend on the U.S. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:56:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 42668 at http://kunc.org Immigration Overhaul 'Feels Unstoppable Now,' Backers Say Immigration Reform Gets One Step Closer To A Bill http://kunc.org/post/immigration-reform-gets-one-step-closer-bill A final deal on a changing immigration laws is at hand but still incomplete, according to two of the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" senators collaborating on it.<p><a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/id/3032608/%20">On NBC's <em>Meet the Press</em></a> on Sunday, Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona discussed a new agreement on a low-skilled worker program as a positive sign of progress, but both said there is more to be done.<p>That basic agreement was brokered Friday night between AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and U.S. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 16:32:00 +0000 42269 at http://kunc.org Immigration Reform Gets One Step Closer To A Bill Labor Relations Board Will Take Recess Appointment Decision To Supreme Court http://kunc.org/post/labor-relations-board-will-take-recess-appointment-decision-supreme-court The National Labor Relations Board says it will ask the Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that invalidated three of President Obama's recess appointments, casting a legal cloud over more than 1,000 board actions over the past year.<p>In a blockbuster January ruling, three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:32:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 41447 at http://kunc.org Aspen Chamber Resort Association Cuts Ties to U.S. Chamber of Commerce http://kunc.org/post/aspen-chamber-resort-association-cuts-ties-us-chamber-commerce <p>Citing a difference of opinion over climate change, the <a href="http://www.aspenchamber.org/membership/board-committees/board-of-directors-agendas-minutes/" target="_blank">Aspen Chamber Resort Association</a> decided to cut ties with the<a href="http://www.uschamber.com/"> U.S. Chamber of Commerce</a> earlier this week. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:21:47 +0000 Grace Hood 26378 at http://kunc.org Aspen Chamber Resort Association Cuts Ties to U.S. Chamber of Commerce