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HTMLCorporate Executives Sentenced to Prison for $3.4M Kickback Scheme
Paul V. Kelly; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014
Two former executives at one of the nation’s leading healthcare claims processing firms, MultiPlan, Inc., were recently sentenced to serve one year and one day in federal prison for their role in a scheme to steer contracts to technology vendors in exchange for $3.4 million in bribes and...

 

HTMLLaw Professors’ Letter Advocate that Executive Authority to Extend Deportation Deferrals
Nicola Prall; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
On December 3, 2014, NBC News reportedly obtained a November 3 letter written by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Stephen Legomsky, Hiroshi Motomura, and Michael Olivas - four distinguished immigration law professors. The professors did not take a position on who should be included in the President's...

 

HTMLSupreme Court: Security Screening Time Not Compensable under FLSA
Paul DeCamp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
Unanimously reversing the Ninth Circuit court of appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that time spent by warehouse workers undergoing security screenings was non-compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act because that time did not constitute a “principal activity” nor was it...

 

HTMLDo DOT-Regulated Employees Have A Privacy Interest In Their Positive Drug And Alcohol Test Results? Maybe Not.
Kathryn J. Barry; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
Employees subject to U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") drug and alcohol testing regulations may have limited privacy interests in their positive drug and alcohol test results of their positive drug and alcohol tests, according to a recent decision by the United States District...

 

HTMLPresident Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration under Attack in Federal Court
Anya Susarina; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2014
Not two weeks after the President announced his executive action on immigration, 17 states, including Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin, led by Texas...

 

HTMLStart Planning for New H-1B Applications As April Deadline Nears
Davis Bae; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
The demand for H-1B visas continues to rise. Last year, demand for H-1B exceeded the available number of visas, and a lottery was held to determine which applications would be accepted. Employers should file H-1B applications by April 1, 2015, to ensure consideration for this year's lottery and an...

 

HTMLPresident Obama to Announce Administrative Immigration Reform
Robert Neale; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014
President Obama announced today that he will address the nation on Thursday evening, November 20, 2014, to announce the executive actions he will be taking on immigration reform. A follow up speech is scheduled for Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, to provide additional details regarding his plan.

 

HTMLCourt Allows Retaliation Claim to Proceed Where Reason for Termination was Unclear
Michael R. Bertoncini; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
An EMT can proceed with his retaliation claims where he presented sufficient evidence to require a trier of fact to determine whether his former employer's asserted reason for terminating his employment is pretext for unlawful retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New...

 

HTMLDOL Nullifies Use of Employer-Provided Wage Surveys in H-2B Program
Otieno Ombok; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014
Calling the Department of Labor regulations authorizing employers to use employer-provided wage surveys for prevailing wage determinations (PWDs) for H-2B workers arbitrary and capricious, and finding that they violate of the Administrative Procedure Act, the U.S. court of appeals in Philadelphia...

 

HTMLTexas Governor Mandates E-Verify for All Texas State Agencies and Businesses Contracting with the State of Texas
Maggie Murphy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
Texas Governor Rick Perry started December by issuing an Executive Order requiring E-Verify participation by all Texas state agencies and for all businesses contracting with the State of Texas.

 


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