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The exceptional talent route has opened up through Tech City UK.
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In light of the recent $34 million settlement between Infosys Limited, an international business and computer consulting company, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for I-9 and other immigration violations,...more
What President Obama’s second term means for the tech industry -
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- U.S. Supreme Court Holds Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives are Exempt from Overtime Pay
- USCIS Announces Employers Must Continue to Use the Current Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility...more
In This Issue:
- U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Qualify For Outside Sales Exemption - Possible Implications For California Employers
- Taking Time Off Work To...more
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