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  • Court Decision Could Inhibit Manufacturers’ Access to Internet Infrastructure

    14 June 2016 | Press Release

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision in the case U.S. Telecom Association et al. v. FCC.

  • Court Upholds NAM Victory Over NLRB Overreach

    04 September 2013 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit refused the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) request to allow a rehearing of the NAM's victory over the NLRB's –posting requirement– rule issued by the court earlier this year.

  • ICYMI: The NAM Raises Concern Over Trend of Activist Lawsuits Against Manufacturers

    01 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) declared in today’s Investor’s Business Daily that trial lawyers are “waging a reckless assault against manufacturers” in pursuing politically-motivated lawsuits.

  • MCLA Launches Lawsuit to Fight Dangerous Persuader Rule

    30 March 2016 | Press Release

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued the following statement after the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) announced its challenge to the Department of Labor’s persuader rule in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, joining national, state and local business groups.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Delay on Overtime Rule

    22 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement after a federal judge temporarily halted the Obama administration’s final overtime regulation

  • Manufacturers Ask Supreme Court to Review Class Action Lawsuits That Hurt Competitiveness

    11 October 2013 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., October 11, 2013 - In a brief filed today, the Manufacturers' Center for Legal Action joined other business groups in calling for the U.S. Supreme Court to grant review in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., challenging a key precedent in securities class action cases.

  • Manufacturers Bulk Up Legal Muscle in Response to Aggressive NLRB

    02 April 2015 | Press Release

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action, the legal arm of the NAM, is bulking up its legal muscle with the establishment of the Manufacturers’ Compliance Institute (MCI).

  • Manufacturers Center for Legal Action Files Amicus Brief in Microsoft EMail Warrant Case

    15 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action filed an amicus brief in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals arguing to overturn a U.S. district judge’s ruling that the government can use a search warrant issued under the Stored Communications Act to gain access to e-mail accounts controlled and maintained by Microsoft Corporation.

  • Manufacturers Challenge Overtime Rule

    20 September 2016 | Press Release

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement after the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) filed suit against the Department of Labor on the newly updated overtime rule.

  • Manufacturers Commend Court for Putting Law Above False Allegations

    05 March 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., March 5, 2014 – NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement following the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York's ruling that the judgment against Chevron Corporation in Ecuador was the product of fraud and racketeering and is, therefore, unenforceable:

  • Manufacturers Fight Against Frivolous Lawsuits Reaches Supreme Court

    15 November 2013 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    November 15, 2013 - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to grant review in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. The Manufacturers' Center for Legal Action recently joined other business groups in calling for the Supreme Court to hear the case.

  • Manufacturers File Lawsuit to Rein in OFCCP Overreach

    18 December 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., December 18, 2013 – Continuing the fight against forced speech and aggressive overreach, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) from compelling speech and violating the First Amendment as a result of its –posting requirement– rule.

  • Manufacturers Respond to U.S. Department of Justice Decision in Microsoft v. US

    26 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice decision in Microsoft v. US.

  • Manufacturers Score Win in Microsoft Case

    14 July 2016 | Press Release

    Today, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a troubling lower court decision holding that the government can use a search warrant issued in the United States under the Stored Communications Act to gain access to digital content owned by a non-U.S. customer and located outside of the United States.

  • Manufacturers Support President Trump’s Approach to Smarter Regulation

    15 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Center for Legal Action filed a brief in the Public Citizen v. Trump lawsuit in support of the administration’s executive order on regulations.