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What Labor Secretary Acosta's Departure Means For Employers
It encompasses over 30 agencies, boards, offices, and programs that each have a specialized role when it comes to labor and employment law.
United States
16 Jul 2019
The Clock Is Ticking. Prepare For The Hurricane And Afterwards. Fisher Phillips Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)..
These FAQs address many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of hurricane-related disasters; consequently, in addition to federal laws ...
United States
20 Sep 2018
Howard's Weekly Roundup - January 27 (This Week's Labor, Employment Law and OSHA Legal Developments.)
Thanks for the input on topics you'd like to see and on your own observations to reference in the weekly Update. In order to keep this report short, we're shifting most book, movie and certain other categories to the full Update, which can be found at We'll also cover many of these subjects in the Podcast and two related domains will soon be up and involve a number of FP attorney and guests.
United States
29 Jan 2018
Supreme Court Resurrects Travel Ban 3.0 During Appeal
The Supreme Court just permitted the president's latest travel ban – dubbed Travel Ban 3.0 – to be fully implemented while the litigation regarding the policy ...
United States
6 Dec 2017
Comprehensive Faqs For Employers On Hurricanes And Other Workplace Disasters
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
United States
13 Sep 2017
June 2017: The Top 15 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, the last few months have seen an unprecedented number of changes.
United States
17 Jul 2017
H-1B Visa Lottery Looms Under Shadow Of Trump Executive Orders
For now, you should assume that the lottery will proceed as usual, although you should be ready to make adjustments depending on the actions of the new president.
United States
8 Feb 2017
Web Exclusive!
Federal immigration authorities will be accepting employer petitions in early April 2016, and although only 85,000 H-1B visas will be allotted, over 300,000 petitions are expected to be submitted.
United States
9 Mar 2016
Business Immigration
Every year, hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals enter the U.S. to work or join family members.
United States
12 Aug 2014
USCIS Finally Releases New Form I-9
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today the release of the new I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form.
United States
18 Mar 2013
USCIS Will Start Accepting H-1B Petitions On April 1
A summary on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services accepting FY 2014 H-1B cap-subject petitions for employment starting on October 1, 2013.
United States
11 Feb 2013
Pennsylvania Becomes The Latest State To Require E-Verify
The Public Works Employment Verification Act, signed into law on July 5, 2012, requires all contractors and subcontractors on public-works projects with the State of Pennsylvania (regardless of tier but excluding material suppliers) to use E-Verify for all newly hired employees
United States
20 Jul 2012
Arizona's Attempt To Crackdown On Immigration (Mostly) Rejected By Supreme Court
On June 25, 2012, the Supreme Court held that certain provisions of Arizona's immigration statute were preempted by federal immigration law.
United States
2 Jul 2012
Obama Administration Announces New Policy Stopping The Deportation Of Qualified Undocumented Youth
On June 15, 2012, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that, effective immediately, young people who were brought to the United States as children through no fault of their own will be considered for relief from deportation, known as "deferred action."
United States
25 Jun 2012
Alabama Immigration Law Upheld – Mostly
On September 28, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn upheld the key provisions of Alabama's immigration law, the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.
United States
3 Feb 2012
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Parts Of Alabama Immigration Law
On October 14, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit temporarily blocked two sections of the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, while it considers the merits of the U.S. government's lawsuit seeking to permanently enjoin enforcement of the law.
United States
20 Oct 2011
Alabama Immigration Law Upheld - Mostly
On September 28, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn upheld the key provisions of Alabama's immigration law, the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.
United States
6 Oct 2011
Louisiana Immigration Law Creates New Protections, Penalties For Employers
Gov. Bobby Jindal recently signed into law a new bill requiring Louisiana employers to take additional steps to ensure that employees are legally authorized to work in the United States.
United States
12 Jul 2011
North Carolina Governor Signs E-Verify Law
On June 23, 2011, Governor Beverly Perdue signed a bill into law requiring all cities, all counties, and private employers of a certain size in North Carolina to use the federal government's E-Verify program to verify the work authorization of newly-hired employees.
United States
5 Jul 2011
South Carolina Toughens State Immigration Law
On June 27, 2011, Gov. Nikki Haley signed into law amendments to South Carolina's immigration laws, including the South Carolina Illegal Immigration Reform Act. The legislation strengthens what was already considered to be one of the toughest immigration reform acts in the country. The new law, which takes effect on January 1, 2012, brings with it new requirements for employers in South Carolina.
United States
1 Jul 2011
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