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Employers Resist Government Electronic Worker Verification

April 17, 2008
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The government is having a hard time getting companies to sign up for the program. There are complaints that E-Verify is inefficient, prone to error and incapable of being ramped up to handle traffic from all 6 million employers in the country.
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A Modest H-1B Proposal?

March 25, 2008
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China’s Safety Net Challenge

December 7, 2007
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Industrial Policy No Joke

November 16, 2007
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Dubai’s Dark Globalism

November 12, 2007
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Firms in France Penalized for ‘Abusive Layoffs’

November 6, 2007
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French industrial tribunals have hit companies with stiff financial penalties for what they term “abusive layoffs” of people hired under so-called new-hire contracts, which were introduced to encourage recruitment, and companies to fire employees for any reason in the first two years.
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Yes, You Can Enforce Non-Compete Clauses

October 4, 2007
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California is most notorious for this, but in recent years several states have considered or passed legislation limiting the use of employee noncompetition agreements. Courts in other jurisdictions have cut back on the ways in which such agreements may be used, often in contradictory and confusing decisions. But employers still can use non-compete agreements. Here are some of the lesser-known methods.
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Productivity Pride?

September 29, 2007
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