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HTMLUSCIS Issuing Requests for Evidence for Expiring Medical Examinations
Nicole Brooks; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
All applicants filing for adjustment of status to that of a lawful permanent resident, the final stage in the permanent residence or “green card” process, are generally required to file Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, completed by a designated civil...

 

HTMLWatch Out! Telephone Scams Targeting Foreign Nationals on the Rise
Nicole Brooks; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
In recent weeks there has been an increase in telephone scams that are designed to fraudulently elicit money and personal information from foreign nationals.

 

HTMLDHS Announces Chile’s Admission into the Visa Waiver Program
Nicole Brooks; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
On February 28, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that Chile became the latest country to be eligible to participate in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Although originally scheduled for May 1, Vice President Joe Biden announced that implementation would be moved up to March...

 

HTMLDHS Publishes Proposed Rules to Attract and Retain Highly-Skilled Immigrants
Nicole Brooks; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
On May 6, 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the publication of two proposed rules that reflect the Obama Administration’s “continuing commitment to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants.” The first regulation would extend employment...

 

HTMLAligning Goals, Resources, and People for Successful Change: An Interview With Tom Robertson, Ph.D.
Jathan Janove; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 7, 2014
If you are contemplating organizational change and desire sustained, positive results, there are many factors to consider and steps to take. This post focuses on the concept of alignment.

 

HTMLRecent Changes to the U.K. Employment Tribunal System Bring New Penalties and Early Conciliation
Justin T. Tarka; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
There have been a number of significant changes in the United Kingdom’s employment tribunal system and employment dispute resolution rules over the last year. In this post, we outline two recent changes which, with the introduction in 2013 of fees for bringing tribunal claims, are likely to...

 

HTMLTenth Circuit Upholds Employer’s Inflexible Leave Policy
Trina R. Le Riche, Jacquelyn M. Meirick; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance provides that employers violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by enforcing inflexible policies with specified leave limits. The EEOC has filed lawsuits against many employers for discharging employees who were unable to return to...

 

HTMLEmployers Involved in Union Campaigns Must Remain Vigilant to Avoid Rerun Elections
Steve Henke, Matthew J. Kelley; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 6, 2014
Employer conduct during a union organizing drive is intensely scrutinized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Decisions issued by the current NLRB make clear that even minor violations occurring during the post-petition period may result in the nullification of an employer election...

 

HTMLConnecticut Legislature Makes Changes to Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Law
Steven P. Cuff; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
In its most recent legislative session, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a bill that enacted a number of changes to the law commonly referred to as the Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Law, which originally went into effect on January 1, 2012, and is codified at Conn. Gen. Stat. § 31-57r-w....

 

HTMLDOS Forecasts Significant Advancement of EB-2 India Cut-off Date; Slow Down in EB-3
Nicole Brooks, Diane M. Rish; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014
The U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) Visa Bulletin sets out per country priority date cut-offs that regulate when an individual can begin the final phase of the lawful permanent residence (“green card”) process, either through adjustment of status or a consular immigrant visa...

 


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