Anna Scully

Anna Scully

Burr & Forman

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Labor & Employment E-Note - February 2017

Amidst a first-week flurry of executive orders on trade, immigration, and construction of a U.S.- Mexico border wall, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at peeling back many Obama-era regulations. Please see...more

2/21/2017 - Deregulation Executive Orders Foreign Nationals H-1B Highly-Skilled Workers Visa Immigrants Regulatory Oversight Travel Ban Trump Administration Two For One Rule Visas

Travel Ban Update – FALSE rumors regarding additional countries!

If you have heard rumors that additional countries will be added to the Executive Order banning entry and suspending visa processing for seven countries, DON’T BELIEVE THEM. A story is circulating that the travel ban has...more

2/3/2017 - DHS Dual Citizenship Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Green Cards Immigrants Immigration Procedures Immigration Reform Iran Iraq Libya Refugees Somalia Sudan Syria Terrorist Threats Travel Ban Trump Administration Visas Yemen

President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

Here is what we know about the Executive Orders the Trump Administration has been signing and enforcing since late last week. More detailed updates will become available as the situation unfolds. What...more

1/31/2017 - DHS Dual Citizenship Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Green Cards Immigrants Immigration Procedures Immigration Reform Iran Iraq Libya Somalia Sudan Syria Travel Ban Trump Administration Visas Yemen

How Construction May Be Affected by President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

With all the talk about billions of dollars of investment in infrastructure and sweeping reversal of prior executive orders affecting construction labor and federal contracts, it should come as no surprise that President...more

1/31/2017 - Construction Industry DHS Executive Orders Foreign Nationals Green Cards Immigrants Immigration Procedures Immigration Reform Iran Iraq Libya Somalia Sudan Syria Travel Ban Trump Administration Visas Yemen

Labor & Employment E-Note - September 2016

The Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") recently announced a proposal that would allow foreign entrepreneurs to enter the United States to operate high-growth, job-creating startup enterprises. As with other business...more

9/27/2016 - DHS Entrepreneurs Foreign Nationals Immigrants Investment Job Creation Startups Visas

The “Shark Tank Visa”: Proposed Rule Opens Door for Foreign Entrepreneurs

Last Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) announced a proposal that would allow foreign entrepreneurs to enter the United States to operate high-growth, job-creating startup enterprises. As with other...more

8/31/2016 - Business Development Business Formation Comment Period DHS Entrepreneurs Immigration Reform Investment Investors Job Creation Popular Small Business Small Business Formation Startups Visas

Labor & Employment E-Note - May 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its final changes to the federal overtime regulations. The final regulations make significant changes to common white collar exemptions from the federal overtime...more

6/1/2016 - DOL EBSA Electronic Reporting Employee Benefits Employment Discrimination ERISA F-1 Visa Fiduciary Duty Final Rules FLSA Investment Adviser Medical Marijuana Minimum Salary OPT OSHA Over-Time STEM Wage and Hour White-Collar Exemptions Workplace Injury

Immigration Update: Rule Changes for International Student Workers

Many of our clients employ international students in a status known as "F-1/OPT," which is "Optional Practical Training," a program similar to an internship that allows international students to get practical work experience...more

5/19/2016 - DHS F-1 Visa Foreign Students New Regulations OPT Popular STEM USCIS

Health Care E-Note - June 2015

In This Issue: - Why, Again, Do You Think That Worker is an Independent Contractor? - I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Practices for Temporary Labor and Contractors - Excerpt From Why, Again, Do You Think That...more

6/23/2015 - Audits CMS Department of Revenue E-Verify Employer Liability Issues False Claims Act (FCA) First-to-File Health Care Providers Healthcare I-9 Independent Contractors OIG Outsourcing Qui Tam SCOTUS Statute of Limitations Temporary Employees WSLA

I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Practices for Temporary Labor and Contractors Four things to do now to minimize risk

Many of our clients rely on temporary labor solutions and outsourcing of certain functions to contractors to make their businesses work. While these workers are not your direct employees, their presence on your site doing...more

5/20/2015 - E-Verify Hiring & Firing Human Resources Professionals I-9 ICE Independent Contractors Risk Mitigation Temporary Employees

Health Care E-Note - September 2014

In This Issue: - Doctors, Insurers Critical of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - Health Spending Expected to Increase Modestly Over Next Decade - U.S. Hospitals Have Highest Administrative Costs...more

10/10/2014 - Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Protection Hackers Health Care Providers Healthcare Healthcare Reform Hospitals Physicians

Labor & Employment E - Note - September 2014

In This Issue: - More Workers Are Claiming 'Wage Theft' - Big Companies, States Urge High Court to Rule on Gay Marriage - Firms Continue to Increase Background Checks on Job Candidates - Obama...more

9/15/2014 - Affordable Care Act Background Checks Criminal Background Checks E-Cigarettes Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Equal Pay Hiring & Firing Marijuana Same-Sex Marriage Wage and Hour Wage Theft

"H" is Not for Healthcare - Comments on the New Guidance for H-1B Visas for Nursing Occupations

In a recent Policy Memorandum, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("the Service") acknowledged some trends and changes in the nursing profession and offered some updated guidance to its officers who review...more

9/10/2014 - H-1B Healthcare Immigrants Nurses Visas

Construction E-Note - June 27, 2014

In This Issue: - Mississippi Legislature Expands State’s Lien Law to Protect Subcontractors, Suppliers, and Materialmen - The Alabama Supreme Court Broadens the Definition of “Occurrence” in a General...more

6/30/2014 - Commercial General Liability Policies Contractors Employer Liability Issues Federal Contractors HIPAA Immigration Enforcement Liens Material Suppliers Mechanics Lien Non-Compete Agreements Occurrence Subcontractors Suppliers

Labor & Employment E-Note - June 12, 2014

In This Issue: - Unions Battle with Employers Over Covering ACA Costs - More Types of Companies Requiring Workers to Sign Non-Competes - Employers Cut Back on Benefits, Push Health Costs onto Workers - High...more

6/13/2014 - Affordable Care Act Benefit Plan Sponsors Employee Benefits Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Healthcare Healthcare Costs Hiring & Firing Immigrants Non-Compete Agreements Unions Visas

Federal Government Expands Enforcement of Immigration Laws through Site Inspections and Employee Interviews

USCIS’s Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) Directorate is expected to begin full-scale implementation of an L-1 site inspection program in the near future. FDNS conducts unannounced administrative site visits...more

6/12/2014 - Compliance FDNS Immigrants Inspections Interviews L-1 Popular USCIS Visas

Immigration Compliance In An Era Of Worksite Enforcement

In This Presentation: - A Look Back at 2013 - Where Do We Go From Here? - What Is This H-1B Cap Stuff? - Why Immigration Reform Is Not Imminent - What About Form I-9 And E-Verify? - Enforcement On The...more

3/6/2014 - Compliance E-Verify Enforcement H-1B I-9 ICE Immigrants USCIS

Labor & Employment E-Note - November 14, 2013

In This Issue: - High Court Takes on Union Strategy to Push Neutrality Agreements - Justices Consider Pay for Union Workers to Don Safety Gear - Appeals Court Rules for Employers Over Birth Control Coverage -...more

11/18/2013 - Birth Control Pill Carryover Basis Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Employer No-Weapons Policies Flexible Spending Accounts Gun Laws H-1B Healthcare Minimum Wage Outsourcing Safety Precautions Unions Visas Wage and Hour

Settlement Of HB 56 Lawsuit Means Permanent Injunction Against Some Provisions Of Alabama’s Immigration Law

On October 29, 2013, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) published a settlement agreement reached with the State of Alabama to end its challenge of HB 56, Alabama’s immigration law in exchange for a court order permanently...more

11/1/2013 - ACLU Contract Formation Independent Contractors Permanent Injunctions Public Schools Registration Residential Leases Undocumented Immigrants

Labor & Employment E-Note - October 10, 2013

In This Issue: - High Court Takes on Number of Workplace Dispute Cases - Government Shutdown Creates Delays at Labor Department, NLRB - E-Verify Suspension Leaves Employers Concerned Over Hiring - Judge Again...more

10/14/2013 - Affordable Care Act CFPB COBRA DOL E-Verify EEOC Government Shutdown Health Insurance Exchanges NLRB Transgender Unions

Construction E-Note - October 2, 2013

In This Issue: - Burr Appellate Victory Featured in Constructor Magazine - Fifth Circuit Expected to Soon Rule on Constitutionality of Mississippi’s Stop Notice Statute - No Choice in the Matter - Government...more

10/3/2013 - Choice-of-Law Construction Accidents Construction Contracts Construction Liens Government Shutdown Subcontractors

Government Shutdown

Here is some preliminary information about what to expect while the government shutdown is in effect: E-VERIFY - The E-Verify system is not accepting cases and will cease processing pending cases for the...more

10/2/2013 - Customs and Border Protection DOJ DOL E-Verify EEOC Government Shutdown HHS I-9 Immigrants Social Security Administration (SSA) US Department of State USCIS

Labor & Employment E-Note - September 12, 2013

In This Issue: - A.F.L.- C.I.O. Seeks to Lure Nonunion Workers to Boost Ranks - Appeals Court Affirms Unions Can Organize Smaller Units - IRS to Begin Classifying Automatic Gratuities as Taxable Wages - More...more

9/13/2013 - AFL-CIO Bonuses Classification H-1B Healthcare IRS Pay-for-Performance Retirement Tips Unions Visas Wages

How Immigration Reform Can Attract Increased Tourism Revenue

The U.S. immigration system often is not conducive to short visits for tourism, making the U.S. a less than attractive vacation destination for international travelers. The State Department, which administers the processes...more

9/12/2013 - Customs and Border Protection Fraud Immigration Reform Tourists Visas

Labor & Employment E-Note - August 15, 2013

In This Issue: - NLRB Rulings in Limbo as High Court Reviews Recess Appointments - New Labor Board Members Likely to Help Employers with Disputes - NLRB Says Social Media Restrictions Could Violate Labor Law -...more

8/16/2013 - American Medical Association Attorney Generals Criminal Background Checks Employee Benefits Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Executive Compensation Immigrants NLRB Obesity Path To Citizenship Recess Appointments SCOTUS Social Media Policy

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