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EEO-1 Reporting Deadlines Delayed Due to Government Shutdown
February 1, 2019
On February 1, 2019, the EEOC issued a press release extending the deadline for employers to complete the submission of their 2018 EEO-1 reports until May 31, 2019.
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Technology in the Workplace – an Overview of Employment Law Issues in Europe
February 1, 2019
In this article, we discuss the key issues relating to technology in the workplace in various European jurisdictions.
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Texas Supreme Court Says Dallas Business’s Defamation Suit Against Anonymous Reviewers is Time-Barred
February 1, 2019
When it comes to hiring and retaining quality employees, the competition can be fierce. Long gone are the days when a potential employee checked the newspaper or local employment service for job openings.
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OSHA Violations Relevant in Texas Construction Worker’s Negligence Lawsuit Against Subcontractor and Temp Agency
February 1, 2019
Typically, when an employee is hurt on the job, he or she is limited to the benefits available under workers’ compensation law. In some situations, however, it may be possible for the injured employee to file a negligence action against a third party.
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What Should an Employer do now that E-Verify is Up-and-Running Again?
January 31, 2019
If you use E-Verify and hired anyone during the government shutdown between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, you might be wondering what to do now-and at least until February 15, when another shutdown is possible.
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One! Two! Three! Four! What Do You Say We’re Fighting For? Arbitration!
January 31, 2019
Below are some requirements that must be satisfied to ensure that your employment disputes will be decided by an arbitrator.
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What 2019 Has In Store for the H-1B Visa Program
January 29, 2019
We’re not sure what will ultimately happen in the employment immigration arena this year, but there’s a lot of potential for change.
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Fair Credit Reporting Act Litigation Increases
January 28, 2019
Although employment litigation overall has declined, largely due to low unemployment, litigation regarding the Fair Credit Reporting Act increased by 4% in 2018 compared to 2017.
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Uniforms Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
January 28, 2019
Many employers are not aware of potential liabilities that are involved when employees are required to wear uniforms at work. With respect to uniforms there are two specific issues that employers must consider.
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Now that You Know that a RIF Is Not a “Magic Bullet” (Performance Management Advice for Managers in Five Easy Pieces)
January 25, 2019
Let’s talk about how to “set the table” for success – or separation from employment that will hold up – such that your company is not tempted to use a RIF as a means to an end (other than its intended end).
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Unions' Share of U.S. Workforce Shrank in 2018
January 25, 2019
According to a poll released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the percentage of U.S. workers over the age of 16 who are union members dipped from 10.7% to 10.5% in 2018.
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EEOC in 2019
January 25, 2019
What changes can we expect to see from the EEOC in 2019? Hopefully, some of the changes that were anticipated for 2018 will occur in 2019.
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Mar 22

As April 1 H1-B Application Deadline Looms, Remember Changes to Rules and Lottery Process: https://t.co/mF5xKLcaln

Mar 21

New @SHRM Court Report: Refusal to Participate in Investigation Bars ADA Claim: https://t.co/AWYh0JLPLK

Mar 20

DOL Issues New Opinion Letters: https://t.co/nO1VmxsuqE