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Tag Archives: u.s. court of appeals for the district of columbia

D.C. Circuit weighs religious exemption for health law

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court is considering whether for-profit businesses can be exempted from a contraceptive mandate in the health care law because of the owners’ religious views. The law already exempts houses of worship from the requirement, but ...

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Appeals court strikes down union poster rule

WASHINGTON — In another blow to the nation’s dwindling labor unions, an appeals court on Tuesday struck down a federal rule that would have required millions of businesses to put up posters informing workers of their right to form a ...

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Court won’t order Google-NSA interactions released

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has turned down a Freedom of Information Act request to disclose National Security Agency records about the 2010 cyber attack on Google users in China. The Electronic Privacy Information Center, which focuses on privacy ...

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Appeals court blocks NLRB union-rights posters

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the National Labor Relations Board from making millions of businesses put up posters informing workers of their right to form a union. The rule requiring most private employers to display ...

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