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9th Circuit Finds Violation Of Fair Credit Reporting Act
February 4, 2019
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an employer violated the disclosure requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) in the case of Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores, LLC.
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NLRB General Counsel Changes ULP Charge Deferral Policy
February 4, 2019
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb recently issued new guidelines to all NLRB Regional Offices concerning a change to one part of the Board’s deferral procedures – a change that is favorable to employers.
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Last-Minute Changes to H-1B Visa Process Announced
February 4, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has posted the final rule amending regulations that govern H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those that may be eligible for the advanced degree exemption.
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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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May 20

NLRB General Counsel Seeks to Deflate Scabby the Rat: https://t.co/FDJ2TvQ6OA

May 15

Does “Sex” Encompass Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity? The Supremes Will Soon Decide: https://t.co/Vd2phHRDeM

May 08

New @SHRM Court Report: City Lawfully Denied Request to Telecommute as Accommodation: https://t.co/C9nmkmhKk8