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HTMLLatest USCIS Procedural Changes Add Delays and Uncertainty to Green Card Application Filing
Jamie M. Dietz; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 15, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has again revised its procedures for determining whether foreign national applicants waiting to file their employment-based or family-sponsored preference adjustment of status applications may proceed onto the last stage of the...

 

HTMLCDLE’s Official Guidance on Use-It-Or-Lose-It Vacation Policies: Still Prohibited
Steven R. Reid, Austin E. Smith, Roger G. Trim; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 15, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
The use of so-called “use-it-or-lose-it” vacation pay policies is receiving significant attention in Colorado, both from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and from employers trying to make sense of the CDLE’s recent announcements. A typical use-it-or-lose-it...

 

HTMLLouisiana Workforce Commission Finds Employers Misclassify Workers as Independent Contractors
Andrew P. Burnside, Katherine E. Pizzini; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 15, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015
The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is on track for a second consecutive record-setting year in identifying workers misclassified by employers as independent contractors, according to a recent announcement by the LWC. In 2014, Louisiana led the nation with the LWC finding an average of 11...

 

HTMLFinal New Jersey Ban-the-Box Regulations Issued Today, Effective Immediately
Mark Diana, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2015, previously published on December 7, 2015
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) published its long awaited, final “ban-the-box” regulations today, which take effect immediately. The final regulations, and the NJDOL’s comments to the regulations, clarify the following issues regarding New...

 

HTMLPortland’s New Ban-the-Box Ordinance Imposes Stricter Rules Than State Law
Leah C. Lively, Kathryn P. Roberts; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
On November 25, 2015, the Portland City Council passed an ordinance restricting an employer’s ability to inquire regarding a job applicant’s criminal history. As of July 1, 2016, Portland employers with six or more employees will be prohibited from soliciting information regarding an...

 

HTML“Deaf Culture” Expert to Testify at Trial? Judge Allows EEOC to Test the Limits
James M. Paul; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
In the last couple of years, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has prosecuted at least 12 lawsuits on behalf of deaf or hard-of-hearing employees or job applicants. And, within the last 10 years, the U.S. Department of...

 

HTMLIs an Offshore Rig a Single Site of Employment Under WARN?
Jessica M. Knapp, Christopher E. Moore; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2015
A federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana recently issued an important ruling for oil field employers conducting layoffs. In Voisin v. Axxis Drilling, Inc. (October 21, 2015), the court held that for the purposes of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (WARN...

 

HTMLTexas Court Rules Religious Institutions not Exempt From all Employment-Related Claims
Lawrence D. Smith; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 23, 2015
The United States and Texas Constitutions each provide for the free exercise of religion and the separation of church and state. These constitutional prescriptions frequently bar the application of civil laws, including employment laws, to religious institutions if they require the evaluation of a...

 

HTMLWebsite Accessibility Regulations Delayed Again! (For At Least Three Years!!)
Sherry Akande Nielsen, David H. Raizman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2015
In a surprise announcement with major repercussions for businesses and their websites, on November 19, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in its Fall 2015 Statement of Regulatory Priorities that it is delaying—by at least three years—its proposed regulations on the standards for...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Still Requires Separate Consideration for Restrictive Covenant Agreements
Donald D. Gamburg, L. Evan Van Gorder; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2015
In a much anticipated decision released on November 18, 2015, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania closed the door—if it was ever open—on any arguments doing away with the separate consideration required for restrictive covenant agreements entered into after the commencement of employment....

 


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