Labor and Employment Law Center

Information on the latest labor and employment legal and regulatory developments and how they may impact your business.

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Can Terminating an Employee for Quarantining Violate New Jersey’s Whistleblower and Anti-Retaliation Laws?

An NJ Superior Court has ruled that an employee who takes medical leave due to COVID-19 symptoms and exposure may be protected by the state's whistleblower and anti-retaliation laws.
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H-1B Fiscal Year 2024 Is Here

Employers should prepare early and thoroughly for relevant H-1B processes, registrations and regulations.

New Jersey WARN Act Amendments: Stricter Employer Obligations and Increased Employee Protections

We break down how the NJ WARN Act Amendments, effective April 10, increase employee protections while imposing stricter employer obligations.

Congress Passes NDAA for FY2023; Portuguese Nationals Now Eligible for E-1 and E-2 Visas

Congress Passes NDAA for FY2023 with notable changes to E visa eligibility for Portuguese Nationals.

New Pay Transparency Laws Require Salary Range Information on Job Postings

Pay transparency laws expand to California and Washington as job postings must post the position’s minimum and maximum salary range.
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FTC Proposes Banning and Rescinding Worker Non-Competes

If finalized, this non-compete ban would have a monumental impact on the health care industry, among numerous others.
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January 2023 Visa Bulletin

In the January 2023 Visa Bulletin, EB-1 final action and application filing dates were implemented for China and India. EB-2 and EB-3 for China and India remain the same as the December Bulletin.
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New NLRB Ruling Expanding Remedy Will Likely Lead to More Litigation

Employers should prepare to show that pecuniary harm would have occurred in the absence of an unfair labor practice or that harm was not foreseeable at the time of the unfair labor practice.
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Why Every Employer Needs an Immigration Policy

Without a strategic immigration policy, some employers may be risking or sacrificing time, money and employee capital to achieve their employment objectives.
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December 2022 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State publishes a Visa Bulletin in the middle of each month that contains information related to current immigrant visa availability for the following month.

NLRB Memo Assesses Legality of Electronic Monitoring and Automated Management Practices

The Memo asks the NLRB to adopt a new framework for protecting employees and, in the meantime, for NLRB Regional Directors to vigorously enforce existing law in cases involving new workplace technologies as a top priority.
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November 2022 Visa Bulletin

In the November 2022 Visa Bulletin, EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 and EB-3 for China and India remain unchanged from the October 2022 Visa Bulletin; EB-2 and EB-3 are current for all other countries.
 
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