Minimum number of required state legislatures approves the much-anticipated reform; subsequent litigation imminent.
Despite opposition from Mexico’s leftist parties, 17 of the 31 state legislatures—the minimum number…more
On January 6, New Jersey employers must begin complying with new posting and notice requirements under the New Jersey Equal Pay Act.
On December 11, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL)…more
Bulletin shows no movement of cutoff dates for individuals born in India in the EB-2 and EB-3 preference categories; the cutoff date for individuals born in China in the EB-3 category continues to move ahead of the EB-2…more
With implications for employers, Court’s decision reinforces that non-mainstream religions also fall within the scope of the Equality Act.
On December 11, in R (on the application of Hodkin and another) v Registrar…more
Mexican Senate presents comprehensive Energy Reform Bill to the House of Representatives with tremendous potential for domestic and foreign energy companies.
In an encouraging move toward energy reform, the Mexican Senate…more
Decision serves as a reminder that careful consideration should be given to provisions dealing with the consequences of breaches of restrictive covenants and other terms of commercial agreements…more
For the last several years, the life sciences industry has been fertile ground for class action and aggregate litigation. Developments in this area have driven several trends, including state consumer…more
Hospices will be expected to be more vigilant in their decisions to cover and pay for prescription medications covered under their Medicare hospice per diem payment.
On December 6, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…more
Court finds in Tooey that Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act does not bar latent occupational disease lawsuits against employers.
On November 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Tooey et al. v. AK Steel Corp. et al…more
Statement builds on economic stability, with a focus on certainty for business.
On 5 December, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne released the 2013 Autumn Statement with measures designed to increase investment…more
Department of State’s Visa Office comments on demand in the employment-based immigrant visa categories, indicating an early retrogression of the cutoff date for EB-2 India.
Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and…more
Court disagrees with the National Labor Relations Board’s D.R. Horton holding that arbitration agreements with a class/collective action waiver violate the National Labor Relations Act if the agreement is a condition of…more
Reforms are expected to reduce the time and cost required to process small generator requests for Interconnection Customers while maintaining reliability, increasing energy supply, and removing barriers to the development of new…more
The Commission rejects NERC’s proposal to reform the existing “zero tolerance” to CIP compliance, describing the proposal as too ambiguous and unworkable.
On November 22, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or…more
Regulators speaking at the American Conference Institute’s 30th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act tout large penalties, enhanced international cooperation, and a renewed focus on individual…more
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