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Employer Record Retention Requirements

A new business year is a time when employers start purging files, digital and paper.  Questions often arise as to what records a business is required to keep and for how long.  When it comes to destroying employment-related records, what needs to be retained goes beyond the ...

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Mandatory H-1B Visa Pre-Registration Begins on March 1, 2020

After a successful pilot testing phase, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced it has fully implemented an electronic pre-registration program for H-1B visas.  This mandatory pre-registration process is designed to streamline the proc...

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BREAKING: U.S. Department of Labor Unveils New Federal Overtime Rule

Overtime Pay Salary Threshold TableThe U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced today its final overtime rule, increasing the minimu...

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NLRB Rules that Misclassifying Workers Does Not Violate Labor Law

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Significant New Duties on the Horizon for Illinois Employers

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Breaking: Supreme Court to Consider LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

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New Overtime Requirements Announced by Labor Department

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Breaking: NLRB Overturns Its Previous Independent Contractor Standard

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NLRB’s Proposed New Joint Employer Rule Would Walk Back Scope of Browning-Ferris Decision

On September 14, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) issued a proposed new joint-employer rule. The proposed rule walks back the expanded scope of the Obama-era Board’s 2015 Browning-Ferris decision, which held that an employer’s potential or indirect control over a separate employ...

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