Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak
& Stewart, P.C.
Austin, Texas OfficeView all offices
301 Congress Avenue, Suite 1150
(Travis & Williamson Cos.)
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Employment and Labor Law (federal and state); Employment Litigation; Public Employment; Employment Discrimination; Employment Civil Rights; Title VII; ADEA; ADA; Family and Medical Leave Act; Harassment; Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Administrative Agency Practice; EEOC Claims; Fair Labor Standards Act; Wage and Hour Law; Wrongful Termination Defense; Whistleblower Litigation; Reductions in Force; WARN Act; Covenants Not To Compete; Unfair Competition and Trade Secret Litigation; Employment Class Actions; Employment Arbitration; National Labor Relations Act; Collective Bargaining; Union Representation Elections; Unfair Labor Practice Charges; Labor Strikes; Immigration Law; Workers Compensation; Employee Benefits; ERISA; Occupational Safety and Health; Mine Safety; Prevailing Wage Litigation; Civil Litigation; Native American Law.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
A Closer Look at Austin’s “Ban the Box” Ordinance
Emily K. O'Brian,Daniel A. Verrett,Jennifer Peck Woodruff, May 10, 2016
On March 24, 2016, the Austin City Council passed a “ban-the-box” ordinance, the Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance, which took effect on April 4, 2016. The final version of the ordinance was released on April 12, 2016. It prohibits covered employers from inquiring about an individual’s...
Record Number of H-1B Professional Work Visa Requests
Jamey E. Petri, May 3, 2016
On April 12, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the H-1B “cap” count, indicating that it received approximately 236,000 petitions for H-1B work visas for fiscal year 2017. This means that U.S. employers filed approximately 236,000 petitions during the short...
USCIS Reaches FY 2017 H-1B Cap
Caroline Tang, April 26, 2016
As of April 7, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the H-1B quota or “cap” limitation for fiscal year (FY) 2017. USCIS has not yet confirmed the total number of petitions received for the 65,000 “general” quota or the 20,000...
Year Established: 1977