Effective May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin processing applications to grant employment authorization for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrant workers.
Federal law and most state laws protect employees who complain about discrimination and harassment from retaliatory adverse employment actions (such as demotion or termination).
Cost sharing has become a very valuable tool for employers seeking to cut the cost of retirement benefits.
Michaelin Higgins-Williams worked for Sutter Medical Foundation as a clinical assistant. But she found her interactions with her boss and human resources stressful.
NLRB Judge Strikes Down Employee Handbook Confidentiality Policy — Including Protection of Customer and Vendor Data
An employee handbook containing policies prohibits many things.
States Continue to Protect the Personal Social Media Accounts of Employees, with Oregon Likely to Add an Interesting Twist
Over the past few years, states around the country have enacted laws limiting an employer’s ability to access the personal social media accounts of applicants and employees.
The economics of work and the divergence in earnings among workplace participants is always a conundrum.
We discuss the misclassification of non-exempt employees regularly here on the blog and in our presentations at conferences and webinars, but a reader of the blog wrote me before the holiday weekend to ask about the reverse situation.
It is commonly understood that Connecticut is mainly a “fact-pleading” state when it comes to the court system.