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By James J. Plunkett
Ring Recusal Request. On April 16, management attorney John Ring was sworn in as chair and fifth member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
By Julia B. Drafahl
On April 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued a new fact sheet concerning "the applicability of [the white collar] exemptions [of the Fair Labor Standards Act] ...
By Leigh Nason
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently released its scheduling methodology for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 scheduling list.
By Simone Francis
On April 10, 2018, Westchester Country Executive George Latimer signed into law the Wage History Anti-Discrimination Law, which was adopted by a unanimous vote of the Westchester County Board...
By John Martin, D. A. Duggar
With the OSHA silica standard already in effect for the construction industry and about to go into effect in June of 2018 for general industry, many employers are anxious about whether their programs will pass muster...
By Maria Greco Danaher
On April 12, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced three new wage and hour opinion letters.
By Rebecca Sigmund, Ann Louise Brown Cauble
On April 11, 2018, USCIS announced the completion of its "computer-generated" random selection process used to select H-1B petitions for the congressionally-mandated cap filing season for FY 2019.
By James J. Plunkett
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced on April 11 that he won't seek reelection in November. While Ryan is much more of a budget wonk than a labor guru...
By Martin C. Brook
Most employers receive a garnishment from time to time, and some employers receive a lot of them.
By Liz S. Washko
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently released its opinion in Rizo v. Yovino, No. 16-15372 (April 9, 2018). In this high-profile case ...
By Leigh N. Ganchan
According to a recent announcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be implementing a new pilot program, beginning April 30, 2018 ...
By Christopher Olmsted
Like a pride of lions flashing teeth and fangs, the California legislature is on the hunt in 2018. As has become an annual spring ritual, Sacramento politicians have once again proposed a progressive labor agenda.
By Kevin L. Burch, Catherine R. Reese
With laws and regulations governing employee benefit plans ever changing, those responsible for employee benefit plans should constantly check the tidiness of their procedures to ensure compliance.
By Simone Francis
On February 12, 2018, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022 ...
By Leigh N. Ganchan
According to a recent U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announcement, "USCIS has reached the congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for fiscal year 2019."
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