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Latest Developments From The Connecticut General Assembly: The Labor and Public Employees Committee Speaks

Before the deadline for committee action, the General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee voted favorably on a plethora of bills and advanced them out of committee. Among the most noteworthy were: 1) a bill...more

Here Come the Feds

What President Obama’s second term means for the tech industry - As the first president to appoint a chief technology officer, President Obama has worked hard to portray himself as a friend to the tech industry. He’s...more

Employment Flash - July 2013

In This Issue: - U.S. Supreme Court Issues Two Important Decisions Under Title VII - Supreme Court Holds Lone Plaintiff’s FLSA Collective Action Is Moot When Claims Are Resolved Before Certification -...more

Sharing of Form I-9 or E-Verify Data May Be Unlawful

Employers and third-party vendors should identify needs and explore alternatives. On May 30, the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) issued a...more

Quick Hits: From I-9s to Workplace Surveillance

The Connecticut Law Tribune’s quarterly supplement on Labor & Employment Law was published this week and as usual, it is chock full of articles of relevance to attorneys and employers. ...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - April 2013

In Hatai v. Dept. of Transportation, a California court of appeal upheld a trial court's decision to exclude "me too" evidence of discrimination from individuals outside of the plaintiff's protected class, but in doing so...more

Scripts - April 2013

In This Issue: - Key Provisions In the Final Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Rules and What They Mean for You - NLRB and EEOC May Target Employer Efforts to Keep Employees Quiet During Internal Investigations -...more

Orrick World: A Quarterly Report of Global Employment Law Issues for Multinationals - Fall 2012

In This Issue: - Asia Employment Law Update - France Employment Law Update - Germany Employment Law Update - South Africa Employment Law Update - UK Employment Law Update - United States...more

Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update - March 05, 2012

In This Issue: - Business Visa Update: New Validity Dates for L-1 Visas - Understanding Employee Privacy in Internal Investigations...more

New Year Brings New Laws for California Employers

In this alert: Consumer Credit Checks; Wage & Hour Laws; Written Commission Agreements; Misclassification of Independent Contractors; Liquidated Damages Before The Labor Commissioner; Wage Theft Prevention Act of...more

California Enacts New Round Of Employee-Friendly Laws (In Other News, State Unemployment Rate Hovers Near 12%)

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a number of bills addressing a wide array of issues that could significantly impact employers in the coming year. Read on for an overview of some of these new laws and their...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

EPIC, ACLU, EFF, and Others Urge Homeland Security to Stop Creation of National Identity System

EPIC and a coalition of privacy, consumer rights, and civil rights organizations filed a statement to the Department of Homeland Security in opposition to the proposed expansion of the employment verification system,...more

Supreme Court Rejects Six Employment Cases, Still Has Full Docket on Tap

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review six labor and employment law cases which had been presented. The Court showed no favoritism, denying petitions for certiorari on cases coming out of U.S. Courts of...more

Legal Alert: DHS Issues Final Rule on Electronic Signature and Storage of I-9s

Employers must complete Form I-9 to verify the ability of their employees to legally work in the U.S. Traditionally, the Form I-9 was in a hardcopy paper format. In June 2006, however, the Department of Homeland Security...more

Ohio Education Law Monthly (June 2010)

In This Newsletter: *Supreme Court Rules that a Government Employer's Search of an Employee's Text Messages did not Violate his Fourth Amendment Privacy Rights *Family and Civic Engagement Teams *Summer Jobs and...more

CORRIDORS: News for North Carolina Hospitals

In This Issue: Audits and Breaches and Fines, Oh My! It’s time to make sure your HIPAA privacy and security compliance program has you covered by Elizabeth Johnson If you don’t feel confident about your organization’s...more

Hospice EndNotes - June 2010

In This Issue: Using Cleaning/Maintenance Services or Consultants Are These Relationships Putting Your Company at Unnecessary Risk? An independent contractor or subcontractor whose illegal workforce is on your premises...more

Immigration Advisory: Recent Immigration Developments: The H-1B Count, Summer Travel, Arizona and Massachusetts Law, E-Verify and...

In this advisory: *Update on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services H-1B “Cap” Count *Summer Travel for FY 2011 H-1B Cap Filers ..Travel for F-1 Students Whose OPT Expires before October 1, 2010 *New Arizona...more

Equal Employment Opportunity: The Law

We provide a broad range of executive and management search services throughout the US and worldwide. We represent Network Recruiters and its 1,000 worldwide offices. Whether you require a single search or a global project,...more

Government Contractors Will Have To Use E-Verify Program.

E-Verify Shall Be Mandatory for Federal Contractors. Effective January 15th, 2009, all Federal Contractors must enroll in E-Verify if and when they are awarded a federal contract or subcontract that requires participation...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

IN THIS ISSUE: *Employer Violated Employee Privacy By Accessing Personal Text Messages *No Match Letters Did Not Give Employer Basis To Discharge Employees *"Same Actor" Evidence Did Not Prevent Discrimination...more

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