LXBN TV: What Will Obama Do if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Affordable Care Act?

By | LXBN | March 20, 2015

A report from the Department of Health and Human Services revealed that we’re currently experiencing the largest drop in uninsured American in four decades—potentially, a major sign pointing to the Affordable Care Act’s success. At the same time, its fate hangs in the balance. The question: what happens if the Affordable Care Act is struck down?

LXBN TV: MLS Narrowly Avoids Strike, but Major Labor Issues Loom in Future Negotiations

By | LXBN | March 6, 2015

Soccer fans across the United States are celebrating this week—and not just because the season starts this weekend. No, it’s also because, while the season almost didn’t start at all, the league and its players managed to reach a new collective bargaining agreement and narrowly avoid a strike. While that’s the good news, there are some big issues that went unaddressed. 

LXBN TV: Breaking Down the Supreme Court Oral Arguments in the Abercrombie & Fitch Discrimination Suit

By | LXBN | March 4, 2015

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case that’s getting a lot of attention, that being the EEOC’s lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch alleging the store’s “Look Policy” is a form of discrimination. Those allegations came when a Muslim women was not hired, partially, because she wore a hijab in the hiring process.

LXBN TV: DOL Extends FMLA Rights to Same-Sex Couples – Will Private Employers Take Issue?

By | LXBN | March 3, 2015

According to new rules by the Department of Labor, private employers have to treat same-sex marriages the same as heterosexual ones when it comes to granting leave benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act. And, as we’ve seen, when employers are forced by the government to do something that, even slightly, might go agains their beliefs, they’ll take issue—so will it happen here?