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Trump Repeals DACA: What You Need To Know

by Butler Snow LLP on

Last week, the Trump administration announced the end of the DACA program. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was an immigration policy program created in 2012 by the Obama administration that allowed certain...more

You Mean It’s Un-American to Hire Only Americans? DOJ Issues Final Rule on Unfair Immigration-Related Employment Practices

If you thought it would be safer to require every new hire to be an American citizen—think again. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has a new rule revising its prior regulations on Section 274B of the Immigration and...more

Seventh Circuit Says No Asylum for Bisexual Man; Posner Dissents

by Cozen O'Connor on

Last week, the Seventh Circuit declined to review the asylum application of a bisexual individual who applied for fear of persecution. Ray Fuller, 51, told an immigration judge and the Board of Immigration Appeals that he...more

EEOC’S Phoenix Office and Mexican Consulates in Arizona Sign Historic Outreach Agreement

Pact Establishes Ongoing Collaborative Relationship - PHOENIX - The Phoenix District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with several consulates of...more

EEOC’S Detroit Field Office Director and Mexican Consulate Sign Historic Outreach Agreement

Pact Establishes Ongoing Collaborative Relationship Between the Two Entities DETROIT - The Detroit Field Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with...more

Top 12 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made In 2012

by Fisher Phillips on

Give your company the gift of an immigration audit this year – it may just keep your company off the government’s naughty list. Here are the top 12 immigration mistakes employers made in 2012...more

Employment Flash - September 2012

In This Issue: - New York Labor Law Expands Permissible Wage Deductions...1 - NLRB Holds Prohibiting Union or Nonunion Employee Discussions of Workplace Investigations Unlawful...1 - Supreme Court Rules...more

EEOC Issues Its Draft Strategic Enforcement Plan

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

On September 4, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released its draft Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP). While only a draft, the SEP reveals, among other things, what the Commission’s enforcement priorities for...more

EEOC Issues Strategic Enforcement Plan

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

On September 4, 2012, the EEOC issued a draft of its Strategic Enforcement Plan ("SEP") for public comment. ...more

Labor Letter - August 2012

by Fisher Phillips on

In This Issue: - Was The Supreme Court Term Actually Boring? A Review of the 2011-2012 Supreme Court’s Labor & Employment Decisions By Rich Meneghello (Portland, OR)- In the same year that the Supreme Court issued...more

An Employer Can be Sued by the Dept. of Justice for Its Electronic I-9 Provider’s Flaws

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its latest suit against a large multistate Indiana-based egg producer for unfair employment practices in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act’s anti-discrimination...more

Immigration Alert: May 2012

by Epstein Becker & Green on

In this issue: - H-1B Nonimmigrant Applications Approach Cap Limits for Fiscal Year 2013 - ICE Expands Worksite Enforcement Efforts - SEC Investigates Chipotle's Hiring Practices - NLRB Provides Guidance...more

Employment and Labor Newsletter - May 2012

by Miller Canfield on

In This Issue: - Bullying in the Workplace: Allegations of workplace bullying, which may include verbal abuse, work sabotage, and various types of threatening behavior, have gained national attention in recent...more

Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update - April 9, 2012

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

In this issue: - Renewed Hiring Trends Present Opportunities to Revisit Policies on Employment of U.S. Citizens and Foreign Nationals by: Roy Barquet - FLSA Coverage for Employees, Interns, or Volunteers by:...more

Employer’s Desk Reference for the Carolinas

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Nexsen Pruet is offering a free download of its updated “Employer’s Desk Reference for the Carolinas.” The firm’s Employment and Labor Law Group produced the informational publication, which provides a general guide...more

Employers Pay Substantial Fines For Immigration Document Abuse

In the current climate of high immigration worksite enforcement, most U.S. employers carefully check workers’ eligibility for employment, using the required I-9 form. But some employers are paying a price for checking their...more

Top 11 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made In 2011

by Fisher Phillips on

Give your company the gift of an immigration audit this year – it may just keep your company off the government’s naughty list. Here are the top 11 immigration mistakes employers made in 2011: 1. The $5.9 million Error:...more

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Petitioner's Reply to Respondent's Opposition to Certiorari

by Rachel Zoghlin on

Petitioner's reply to the Solicitor General's Opposition to Certiorari. The Solicitor General challenged Petitioner's claim regarding the unconstitutionality of former 8 U.S.C. §1432 (a statute that discriminates based on...more

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 23, No. 10 October 2011

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In This Issue: - California Legislative Update – The Bills are Now Getting Signed - Federal Legislative Update Excerpt from: California Legislative Update – The Bills are Now Getting Signed Almost thirty...more

EPIC, Coalition Seeks Investigation of New FBI ID Program and "Secure Communities"

A coalition of civil liberties and civil rights organizations have asked the Inspector General of the Department of Justice to investigate the FBI's Next Generation Identification program, a "billion-dollar initiative to...more

Executive Labor Summary - July/August 2011

In this issue: Breaking news . . . Wilma Liebman’s term expires!; Employers must post notice explaining employees’ right to organize; Boeing trial not yet off the ground; Not all social media complaints about work are...more

Pension Alert - August 2011

by Reed Smith on

Topics in this Alert: - Auto-Enrolment and NEST — Page 1 - Age Discrimination – Default Retirement Age Abolished — Page 2 - Bribery Act 2010 — Page 3 - Early Access Off the Table — Page 3 - DC Contracting Out —...more

Rejecting rights and responsibility as the basis of the rule of law

by Martin Callan on

Rejecting rights and responsibility as the basis of the rule of law With an ever-increasingly complex democracy which not only delivers more and more “layers” of representation to consumers already bombarded...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 14, 2011

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In this issue: Court Upholds Commisioned Salesperson Exemption; NLRB Continues String of Actions Over Employee Use of Social Media; and News Bites. Excerpt from "Court Upholds...": In California, certain commissioned...more

Employment law roundup: Do sexy immigrants who E-verify on Facebook cause obesity?

When are employers liable for the bad behavior of their customers? The sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, who allegedly attacked an African-immigrant maid in...more

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