Employment

February 2022 Employment-Based Visa Bulletin: China and India EB-2 Cases Advance

The United States State Department has released its February 2022 Visa Bulletin. Applicants should refer to the new final action dates and dates for filing in employment-based categories. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has not yet announced whether it will use the Final Action dates chart or the Dates for Filing chart to accept adjustment of status applications.

Legal Considerations for Remote, Out-of-State Workers

Many employers have shifted to a partially or fully remote workplace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This flexibility can lend itself to increased productivity and better worker retention. But as a growing number of remote workers are moving or living outside of the state where the employer’s offices are located, businesses should carefully consider the legal implications of an out-of-state workforce.

DOJ Sues Facebook, Alleging Discrimination Against US Workers

In December 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a suit against Facebook, Inc. claiming that the company discriminated against United States workers by reserving certain permanent job opportunities for foreign nationals on temporary work visas. The lawsuit’s outcome could impact how US companies sponsor permanent foreign workers.

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Virginia Human Rights Act: An Overview for Employers

The Virginia Human Rights Act (Title 2.2, Chapter 39 of the Virginia Code) protects employees against employment-based discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics, such as race, national origin, and pregnancy. This article examines the applicability of the Act for employers and provides an outline to avoid liability.

Updates: New York Workplace Anti-Discrimination Protections

The state of New York recently amended the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) on anti-discrimination and harassment laws. The amendment builds on changes made to anti-sexual harassment laws enacted in 2018. The State hopes that in light of these new laws (which came into effect on October 11, 2019), employers will be more vigilant when it comes to keeping their employees safe from discrimination and harassment and amend their policies to facilitate a healthier workspace.

USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee

USCIS announced that starting on December 2, 2019, the premium processing fee will increase to $1,440.00 and will be required when requesting premium processing for Nonimmigrant Worker Petitions (Form I-129) and Immigrant Worker Petitions (Form I-140).

Employee or Independent Contractor? Answer is as easy as ABC!

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

Age Discrimination in Employment

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ON OVERTIME, ONE MORE TIME.

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

Starting a Nonprofit

501(c) nonprofits are on the rise, providing a great way for social entrepreneurs to give back to a cause. Federal and state regulations are of critical importance for nonprofits to stay compliant, remain in business, and maintain tax-exempt status. Consult with an experienced attorney to ensure your nonprofit – and your mission – thrives.

Community Property Law

Community property is any property, debt, or income generated during a marriage. It belongs equally to both spouses in community property states.

UPDATE ON CLASSIFICATION OF INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

Effectively Managing Employee Termination from A legal Practice

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

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