Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The claimants’ workers’ compensation bar in Pennsylvania scored a significant victory when the state’s high court issued its decision in Protz v. WCAB.
David E. Vtipil
Injured workers in North Carolina would be limited in the amounts of opioids that they could be prescribed under proposed Commission rules.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
When the law goes into effect in July, Colorado will join 32 other states in allowing PTSD claims for first responders without a physical component to the claim.
Karen Gail Treece
While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Thomas P. Kieselbach
A rundown of important workers' compensation cases in Minnesota over the past year.
Timothy C. Kamin
The NLRB will now permit a single bargaining unit to include employees who are solely employed by an employer along with other employees who are jointly employed by that employer and a staffing provider, all without the consent of either employer.
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
David B. Kempston
We actively participate with the client. As counselors, we shape, mold, and contour the case—but we don’t create facts.
Sharon P. Stiller, Rachel Demarest Gold, & Stephanie Nott
How empire state businesses are preparing to implement the country's most progressive paid-leave program.
Trump Administration’s Termination of DACA, TPS, and H-4 EAD Immigration Programs Could Leave Employers in a Lurch
Ann Massey Badmus
Several immigration programs that have authorized over a million immigrant workers are expected to end in 2018 and 2019.
Glen D. Wieland
The shorter actual testing time may make the FCE less reliable and allow for challenging its validity.
Christopher L. Thomas
Worksite enforcement is likely to take center stage in 2018.
How to improve the H1-B lottery and protect wages now.
Henry Skene and Mitchell Brennan
Reshaping the boundaries of trade union conduct: recent Australian developments.
Michelle V. Rafter
Organizations are changing how they find, manage, and review workers to keep up with shifts in demographics, new technology, competition for top talent, and the evolving nature of work.
Richard R. Meneghello
Last week’s election of Donald Trump and the expected shift to a more business-friendly U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in the new year should resolve any doubt about the future of this rule.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
The gig economy is here to stay. Here's how to manage.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.
Kathleen Saenz Poppenger
Until recently, most people were unfamiliar with the H-1B visa, except for those seeking to take advantage of this temporary worker category.
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
Bernard J. Bobber
The dangerous intersection of racial bigotry and labor law.
Marc L. Zaken
Some employers have already prepared to comply with the new regulations and are ready to roll out new payroll practices next month. Do they hold off or press forward?