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HTMLInformation Flow & Employee Engagement: Interview With Amy Haran of USANA
Jathan Janove; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
Amy Haran is Executive Director of Communications of USANA Health Sciences. Recently profiled in Utah Business magazine’s “Forty under 40,” she oversees communications for USANA’s 300,000 independent distributors and 1,300 employees around the world.

 

HTMLState Department to Resume J-1 Visa Program Sponsor Site Visits
Maria Fernanda Gandarez, Matthew Kolodziej; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has informed the sponsors of J-1 intern and trainee programs that it will perform site visits to many J-1 Intern and Trainee host organizations in 2015. Some employers have reported that such visits have occurred as early as February. Program participants and host...

 

HTMLD.C. Joins the “Ban the Box” Trend and Enacts the Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment Act of 2014
John S. Bolesta, Amanda N. Pickens; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
The primary initiative of the “Ban the Box” nationwide campaign is to persuade employers to remove the “check box” asking applicants if they have a criminal record from their hiring applications. The purpose of the initiative is to enable former offenders to display their...

 

HTMLThe D.C. Wage Theft Law’s Next Steps: DOES Issues Notice and Template
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
The District of Columbia’s Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014 (2014 WTPAA) went into effect on February 26, 2015, after completing congressional review. In an effort to promote compliance with the 2014 WTPAA, the D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES) released some guidance...

 

HTMLEEOC FY 2014 Statistics Are Here: What Do They Mean for Employers?
Evan J. Shenkman, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 8, 2015
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released its fiscal year (FY) 2014 enforcement and litigation statistical report for the private sector. Presented annually, the report always contains some nuggets for employers and employment attorneys, and this year’s is no...

 

HTMLNLRB General Counsel Issues Aggressive Immigration Initiative-Employers Now Face Extraordinary Penalties
Bernhard Mueller, Eric C. Stuart; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
On February 27, 2015, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. injected the NLRB into the national debate regarding border security, the rights of undocumented workers and their families, and the appropriate use of taxpayer funds. In cases in which employee...

 

HTMLNew Requirements for Companies Hiring Foreign Workers Under Canada’s International Mobility Program
Bernhard Mueller; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 21, 2015
On February 11, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) issued amended regulations meant to enhance accountability for employers that hire foreign workers under the International Mobility Program (IMP), that is, those hiring foreign nationals who are exempt from the Labour Market Impact...

 

HTMLTurning Metrics Into Money: An Interview With Solange Charas, Ph.D.
Jathan Janove; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
Solange Charas, Ph.D. is chief executive officer (CEO) of Charas Consulting, Inc. In her career, she has served as a chief human resources officer (CHRO) and corporate board director, her research has been published in Harvard Business Review and The Corporate Board magazine, and she has appeared...

 

HTMLSEC Investigating Companies’ Employment Contracts That Restrict Whistleblowing
Margaret Hutchins Campbell, Jesse C. Ferrantella; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may soon be investigating the agreements companies make with their employees. According to a February 25, 2015 Wall Street Journal report, the SEC has sent requests to several companies asking for years of employment contracts, nondisclosure...

 

HTMLFifth Circuit Declines to Clarify When an Employment Action is “Adverse” Enough to Support a Discrimination Claim
Robert E. Bettac; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
When presented with an employment discrimination claim, one of the early questions any agency or court must answer is whether the claimant has suffered an “adverse employment action.” Simply stated, even if a discriminatory motive can be shown, is the harm suffered by the claimant...

 


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