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Matters That Matter: July Pro Bono Roundup
In this edition of Matters that Matter, we honor the many lawyers who have dedicated their time to important pro bono
United States
5 Aug 2019
Employment Law Commentary - Volume 29, Issue 3 - March 2017
Like many good dramas, the car wash story leaves some questions unanswered. What happened to the car wash management and the aiding and abetting wife? Were they arrested? Prosecuted? Fined? No.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Employment Law Commentary, December 2016
Last month, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. The surprising and historic outcome has left everyone asking: Will Trump actually follow through on his campaign promises...
United States
22 Dec 2016
Employment Law Commentary - December 2014
Recently, President Obama sat down for an interview with Stephen Colbert in which he was asked about his 2008 campaign mantra that presidents tended to grab too much power.
United States
13 Jan 2015
A View Of EB-5 Program Issues From A Top SEC Enforcement Official
As participation in the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) Immigrant Investor Program or "EB-5 program" grows, regulatory interest is showing a commensurate uptick.
United States
6 Dec 2013
Broker-Dealer Registration Issues Associated With Development Projects Under The EB-5 Program
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service has been a significant source of capital for various real estate and other development projects throughout the United States.
United States
12 Nov 2013
Employment Law Commentary - June 2012
In early June, Division Two of the California Court of Appeal released an employer-friendly decision
United States
12 Jul 2012
Ready Or Not, Here They Come: State E-Verify Laws And What Employers Should Know
Just as the nation’s unemployment rate has risen to new levels, so has public pressure on the government to curb employment of undocumented workers.
United States
13 Sep 2011
Illegal Immigration Worksite Enforcement: How To Safeguard Your Company In An Era Of Unprecedented Raids And Regulations
As most employers know, it has been illegal since the enactment of the Immigration Reform and Control Act ("IRCA") in 1986 for U.S. employers to employ individuals who are not authorized to work in the United States and to fail to verify the employment eligibility of every new worker using a Form I-9.
United States
18 Dec 2008
Final E-Verify Rule For Government Contractors Issued
On November 13, 2008, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Councils issued their final rule requiring certain government contractors to use the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (“USCIS”) E-Verify system to verify that certain of their employees are eligible to work in the United States
United States
19 Nov 2008
Employment Law Commentary Flash Update, October 15th 2007
In last week’s Employment Law Commentary Update on the Department of Homeland Security’s new regulation regarding Social Security No-Match letters, we indicated that a hearing on whether to continue the temporary injunction of the regulation took place on Monday, October 1, 2007 in San Francisco federal court.
United States
24 Oct 2007
New French Equal Opportunities Law Limits Use of Candidate Data in Recruitment Process
In an attempt to put an end to perceived discrimination against immigrants, women, and the elderly, the French Parliament has adopted a controversial "Equal Opportunities Bill" proposed by the French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin.
15 Mar 2006
Employment Law Commentary - July 2005
In a recent, highly publicized settlement between Wal-Mart and the Department of Homeland Security arising from the employment of undocumented workers by Wal-Mart contractors, Wal-Mart agreed to pay $11,000,000 to resolve charges that it violated the Immigration Reform and Control Act
United States
21 Jul 2005
Employment Law Commentary - February 2005
Businesses that have been relying upon L-1 visas to procure off-shore labor to staff on-site projects in the United States should be aware that a recently enacted federal law – which becomes effective in June 2005 – will impose significant new limitations and requirements on such practices.
United States
9 Mar 2005
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