Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak
& Stewart, P.C.
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301 Congress Avenue, Suite 1150
(Travis & Williamson Cos.)
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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
DHS Proposes New STEM OPT Extension Rules
Miguel A. Manna,Caroline Tang, October 23, 2015
On October 16, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) concerning new rules for extending the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The...
West Virginia Amends State Rule Verifying Legal Employment Status of Workers
Caroline Tang, August 7, 2015
On July 1, 2015, a new legislative rule amending the procedures required for West Virginia employers to verify the legal employment status of their workers went into effect in West Virginia. Pursuant to section 21-1B-4 of the West Virginia Code, all employers are required to keep “records of...
Temporary Suspension of USCIS ‘Premium Processing’ for H-1B Extensions
Jacquelyn P. Maroney,Caroline Tang, June 1, 2015
On May 19, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a temporary suspension of its “premium processing” program as it relates to H-1B extensions in the United States. The suspension will be in effect from May 26, 2015, until July 27, 2015. Premium processing is...
Year Established: 1977