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Amicus Brief: NCAA v. Alston
2/8/2021ACE and 10 other associations submitted this amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of the NCAA and 11 athletics conferences in NCAA v. Alston, a case that could alter the current model of intercollegiate athletics.
Topic(s):
Athletics; Labor and Employment; Law and Courts
Type:
Amicus Brief
Letter to DHS on OPT Work Authorization Application Delays
1/26/2021Recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security on how the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can best extend flexibility to Optional Practical Training (OPT) applicants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic(s):
Immigration and International Students; Labor and Employment
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request to the Department of Labor to Withdraw the RFI on Race and Sex Stereotyping
12/1/2020Letter to the Department of Labor asking for the Request for Information regarding the Trump administration's Executive Order on “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping” be withdrawn.
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request to Withdraw Trump Administration's Executive Order Restricting Diversity Training
10/8/2020Letter to President Trump from ACE and 54 other associations requesting the administration to withdraw the recent executive order titled “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” which has caused enormous confusion on campuses and beyond.
Topic(s):
Regulation; Labor and Employment
Type:
Letters and Comments
Labor Department's Unemployment Guidance Undermines CARES Act Intent
6/1/2020Letter to Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer seeking relief from the Department of Labor's CARES Act guidance, which is intended to provide emergency unemployment relief to governmental entities and nonprofits.
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment
Type:
Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: Sacerdote et al v. New York University
4/7/2020ACE filed this brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Sacerdote et al v. New York University, the first case to go to trial among 20 lawsuits challenging the management of 403(b) retirement plans.
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment; Law and Courts
Type:
Amicus Brief
Comments to the NLRB on Rule Classifying Student Workers
1/15/2020Comments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) expressing support for a proposed federal rule that would define undergraduate and graduate student workers as nonemployees under the National Labor Relations Act.
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment
Type:
Letters and Comments
Comments to NASA on Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements
8/16/2019From ACE and six other higher education institutions in response to the July 17, 2019 Federal Register notice on “Reporting Requirements Regarding Findings of Sexual Harassment, other Forms of Harassment, or Sexual Assault.”
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment; Sexual Assault; Campus Safety; Science and Technology
Type:
Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: University of Southern California v. National Labor Relations Board
11/2/2017ACE and seven other higher education associations submitted this amicus brief to the National Labor Relations Board in support of University of Southern California’s appeal challenging the Board’s ruling that adjunct faculty members are eligible to form a collective bargaining unit under the National Labor Relations Act.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Faculty; Labor and Employment
Type:
Amicus Brief
Amicus Brief: To the NLRB in Support of The George Washington University on the Issue of Resident Advisor Unionization
12/19/2016ACE and 12 other associations filed this brief with Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board in the matter of The George Washington University and the Service Employees International Union Local 500, involving the issue of whether college and university resident advisors can be considered "employees," eligible to unionize under the National Labor Relations Act.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Labor and Employment; Graduate Students
Type:
Amicus Brief
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