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HTMLFifth Circuit Rejects SOX Whistleblower Claims Not Raised in Administrative Complaint; Adopts Liberal "Reasonable Belief" Pleading Standard With Respect to Protected Conduct
Mary E. Pivec; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 11, 2015
Executive Summary: On July 31, 2015, the Fifth Circuit issued a decision that may have both a positive and negative impact on employers defending whistleblower retaliation claims under the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). In this decision, the court held that a former employee could not proceed with the...

 

HTMLUSCIS Issues Final Guidance on When to File an Amended or New H-1B Petition After Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC - But Cautions the Public: ‘Don't Rely on It'
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 27, 2015
Executive Summary: On July 21, 2015, USCIS issued Final Guidance for agency adjudicators regarding applying the precedent decision, Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC. As we previously reported, Matter of Simeio radically reinterpreted the agency's H-1B regulations retroactively to require filing an...

 

HTMLEvents Planning Company Fined over $600,000 for Serious I-9 Paperwork Violations
Mary E. Pivec; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015
Executive Summary: On July 8, 2015, an administrative law judge (ALJ) ordered Hartmann Studios to pay a fine of over $600,000 for more than 800 I-9 paperwork violations, the largest fine awarded by an ALJ for paperwork violations to date. In United States v. Hartmann Studios, Inc. (OCAHO Case No....

 

HTMLU.S. Department of State Announces Two-Thirds of its Consular Posts are Online and Processing Visas
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata, Vivien Fang Peaden, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 24, 2015
Executive Summary: On June 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) updated its alert regarding the technical problems that resulted in world-wide delays in visa processing, announcing that 39 consular posts, representing more than two-thirds of the agency's normal capacity, are now online and...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of State Experiences another World-Wide Delay in Visa Processing
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
Executive Summary: On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that it is experiencing technical problems with its visa system, which have resulted in delays in printing visas and may require rescheduling some visa interviews.

 

HTMLResource Update: USCIS Issues Flawed Guidance on Filing Amended H-1B Petitions Post Matter of Simeio
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata, Vivien Fang Peaden, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015
Executive Summary: USCIS recently published Guidance purporting to rely on Matter of Simeio Solutions, addressing when employers must file an amended H-1B petition on behalf of H-1B workers who are transferred to a new work location not listed in the original approved petition. Although the...