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Newsbreak: What You Post on Facebook Can Be Used Against You
As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Overseas, dismissing an individual employee gets complex and is heavily regulated. Dismissal mandates under foreign law tend to fall into three broad categories: dismissal procedures, pre-termination notice...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual SEC Speaks program in Washington, D.C. on February 22-23, 2013. In the postfinancial crisis, post-Dodd-Frank world, it is clear that the Commission and its staff are...more
Today's Chicago Tribune Business section contains a lead article on the sentencing of Hanjuan Jin (right), the former software engineer who was caught boarding a plane to China with highly confidential documents...more
U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas granted dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former General Electric Co. executive under a federal whistle blowing statute. The court held that the anti-retaliation clauses of the Dodd-Frank...more
In the face of a growing economic crisis, a 23% unemployment rate and an unemployment rate of 50% affecting the youth, the Spanish Parliament recently passed drastic reforms relevant to Spanish labor law known as Royal Decree...more
Imagine, somewhere in the world, some key employee of a US-based multinational an executive, say, or a technical expert or sales star — defects, joins a - competitor and starts openly competing, divulging trade secrets and...more
We don't often write about international workers' compensation cases, but a recent ruling in an Australian case is notable enough to share on this Alabama blog. If you were on a work trip and got hurt during a sexual "tryst"...more
In This Issue:
A monthly newsletter covering the latest developments in UK Employment Law.
Case Update - 1
News Update - 4
Excerpt from Case Update:
TEAM MOVES AND SPRINGBOARD INJUNCTIONS
In the recent case...more
In the recent case of Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd the Supreme Court confirmed that whether an employee is entitled to the right not to be unfairly dismissed depends on whether Great Britain is the...more
In this issue;
- SEC Reduces Exchange Act Fees for Securities Transactions
- Institutional Customer Suitability: New Compliance Certificate for Broker-Dealers
- CFTC Roundtable to Discuss...more
At a time when the extraterritorial reach of U.S. regulations seems to grow at a rate faster than the economy, U.S. employers breathed a sigh of relief when the U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB)...more
US multinationals frequently issue all-hands global employee communications in English. Some designate English their “official company language.” But untranslated workplace communications can violate language laws...more
We have been discussing overseas terminations against the backdrop of a fired employee asserting rights in local labor court, but in actual practice most firing disputes get resolved out of court. Of course, settlements are...more
In This Issue:
- 01 U.S.-Colombian Accord On Labor Issues And U.S.-Panamanian Accord On Tax Information Open Way For Congressional Action On Three FTAs; Timing And Legislative Process Still Uncertain
- 02 Federal...more
U.S. employers with French operations must focus carefully on their investments or divestment operations. Through the "joint employer theory," employees of a French company can now pierce its corporate veil to hold the...more
Welcome to our October 2010 edition of Employment Law Alert, in which we consider several recent employment law developments in Hong Kong covering a wide range of regular issues for human resources practitioners and in-house...more
Arbitration offers parties another way to resolve disputes that is often less expensive, faster and legally enforceable....more
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2. ABCs of Immigration Law: L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visas
3. Ask Visalaw.com
4. Border and Enforcement (Arizona) News
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