CEI Today: New labor regulations, govt emails, a Big Bank slush fund, and more

Thursday, January 21, 2016
In the News Today

NEW LABOR REGULATIONS - TREY KOVACS


New Joint Employer Rules from Dept of Labor


The Department of Labor on Wednesday expanded what is known as joint employment liability. The end result will be fewer jobs created and fewer opportunities for entrepreneurs.  

GOVT EMAILS - RYAN RADIA


CEI to Appeals Court: FOIA Covers Agency Officials' Work-Related Emails Stored on Private Server

This case could set an important precedent affirming FOIA’s vitality in digital era, ensuring that agency employees who increasingly conduct official business using non-governmental accounts—or even private servers—cannot evade the scrutiny of journalists and watchdog groups. > Read more

> Interview Ryan Radia

BIG BANK SLUSH FUND - TED FRANK

Obama's big bank 'slush fund'


"The DOJ announces, 'Oh, we have gotten these multibillion settlements,' and then you look at the fine print and see the banks get more credit for giving to a slush fund than to the Treasury," said Ted Frank, founder of the nonprofit Center for Class Action Fairness. > Read the Washington Examiner story 


> Interview Ted Cruz

 

    

 

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