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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

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

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

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

Labor Letter - August 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

February Visa Bulletin, EB-2 For China And India Moves 12 Months And Other Immigration Law Updates

In This Alert: •February Visa Bulletin, EB-2 for China and India Moves 12 Months •USCIS Ameliorates I-601 Waiver Policy for Immigrants Subject to the 3/10 Year Bar •Five States Add E-Verify Requirements for...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

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

Johnson v. Whitehead, et. al

Petitioner's Reply to Respondent's Opposition to Certiorari

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

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

Pension Alert - August 2011

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

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

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

School Districts Are Prohibited From Requesting Proof of Student’s Immigration Status

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued a memorandum cautioning school districts against requesting proof of immigration status when enrolling students. In a “Dear Colleague” letter, OCR noted that it has become...more

Constructing a Refugee and Protection Claim

Presented for the Auckland District Law Soceity, March 2011 as part of a one-day conference. The paper covers issues of how to prepare a claim under the Refugee Convention, the Convention Against Torture and the...more

Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – March 11, 2011

In This Issue: 1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: J-1 Visas for Exchange Visitors; 3. Ask Visalaw.com; 4. Border and Enforcement News: Border apprehensions down 36 percent, says CBP, ICE announces more audits of...more

ECHR M.S.S. v Belgium and Greece

Belgium should not have expelled asylum seeker to Greece

Belgian authorities should not have expelled asylum seeker to Greece In today’s Grand Chamber judgment in the case M.S.S. v. Belgium and Greece (application no. 30696/09), which is final1, the European Court of Human...more

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