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By Raven Applebaum
Courts have ruled that employees who work with clients with diminished capacity present different challenges when establishing whether the nonemployee's alleged harassment affected the terms...
By Stephanie Smithey
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued new versions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Notices of Exchanges.
By James J. Plunkett
The Senate Judiciary Committee has set September 4, 2018, for the start of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.
By Melissa Manna
On August 3, 2018, Judge John D. Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of fully reinstating the DACA program but stayed the effective date of the court order for 20 days...
By Keith A. Watts
What is currently considered to be a Schedule I substance with "a high potential for abuse and the potential to create severe psychological and/or physical dependence" ...
By James J. Plunkett, Harold Coxson
In a June 2018 case called Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Securities and Exchange Commission administrative law judges were not properly appointed ...
By Jennifer Rusie, David Raizman
In its second pro-plaintiff decision in as many months, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that blind website accessibility plaintiffs need not show that difficulty using a place of public accommodation's...
By KyraAnne Gates, Michael Nader
Many California employers round employees' clock-in and clock-out times to the closest quarter hour, tenth of an hour, or five-minute interval. This practice is commonly referred to as "rounding."
By Robert Shea, Lorenzo R. Cabantog
The Massachusetts Legislature has passed legislation governing the use of noncompetition agreements in Massachusetts
By Simon McMenemy, Daniella McGuigan, Roger James, Pia Padfield, Ruhul K. Ayazi, Justin Tarka, Katrina Hughes, Beejal Nathwani, Carrie-Ann Hopkins, Richard Gibson, Melanie Bishop
In a case that will have huge significance within the care sector, the CA has decided that care workers who sleep in are not entitled to the NMW for the entire time of their shift, but only when they are required to be...
By Melissa Manna
The rate of requests for evidence (RFEs) and denials issued for H-1B and L-1 petitions by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is up considerably, according to a new report ...
By Bernard J. Bobber, Timothy Kamin
Workplace investigations can either stall out without any clear answer, or instead succeed and lead to a conclusion, depending on the effectiveness of the interviews.
By Miguel A. Manna
USCIS announced that it is postponing the enforcement of its June 28, 2018, policy memorandum allowing USCIS officers to issue notices to appear to those deemed unlawfully present in the United States...
By Michael Mahoney
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently clarified its position on two fringe benefits provided to employees on global assignments: tax equalization services and tax return preparation services.
By Diana Nehro, Enrique Del Cueto-Perez, Ryan Correia
Puerto Rico is still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
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