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By Davis Bae
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced earlier this week that it received 199,000 H-1B petitions for the FY 2018 H-1B cap.
By Ilanit Fischler
The 2016 election brought the discussion of paid family leave into millions of American households on a nationwide scale. In one of the most divisive presidential elections in recent history...
By Steven Bernstein, Todd Lyon, Richard Meneghello
Spurred on by recent "Day Without Immigrants," "Day Without a Woman," and "Tax Day" protests, however, this year's version promises to be bigger than ever.
By Edwin Foulke, Jr.
President Donald Trump is expected to soon sign a Congressional resolution revoking one of several Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules vulnerable to the Congressional Review Act.
By Benjamin M. Ebbink
Since the election of President Donald Trump, the California Legislature has been vocal and active in efforts to resist announced or anticipated actions of the Trump administration.
By Thomas Rebel
Regulations implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires affected employers to provide paid sick leave of up to 56 hours per year to certain employees, became effective on January 1, 2017.
By John Skousen
In deciding whether California's overtime laws apply to nonresident employees who spend full days or weeks working in the state, the California Supreme Court has previously held that the state's labor code...
By Jeffrey Dretler
The term "social engineering" used to conjure up images of social scientists with Ph.D's brainstorming ways to improve race relations or provide lower income groups with greater access to education and employment opportunities.
By Richard Meneghello
By Michael Marra, Richard Meneghello
A federal appeals court in New York handed a massive victory to a car service enterprise yesterday, ruling that a group of workers seeking to collect overtime payments were not actually employees.
By A. Kevin Troutman
Driven by a scarcity of qualified talent and the need for their companies to be increasingly agile and cost-effective, human resources (HR) leaders are increasing their focus on and preparing to embrace the mounting gig economy.
By John Thompson
The U.S. House of Representatives is now actively considering the "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017" (H.R. 1180)...
By Richard Meneghello
My colleague Adam Bridgers wrote a fantastic piece for our April firm newsletter: " Will Workplaces Be Going Off The Rails On The Blockchain?" I highly recommend you take five minutes out of your day and give it a read.
By Jaklyn Wrigley
It has been fewer than 100 days since Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America.
By Lisa McGlynn
Recently, the on-demand economy has made the news for the best reason possible: saving victims of human trafficking.
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