Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.
This temporary visa provision hopes to address the widening skills gap between high-tech jobs and U.S. workers.Read More
If immigration reform passes in its current form, employers will have to become very familiar with E-Verify, but experts say the system is less cumbersome than it used to be.Read More
While I think it's important to increase the amount of H-1B visas to stay economically competitive with the rest of the world, I also believe this skills gap was in some way created by U.S. employers.Read More
With Sen. Kelly Ayotte endorsing a bipartisan immigration reform bill, the proposed legislation appears likely to pass the Senate. However, the real test for the bill will be the House of Representatives, where it will face stiff GOP opposition. Read More
Congressman's departure from the House committee in charge of immigration reform leaves the future of the reform bill uncertain. Read More
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services recently updated its Form I-9s. Their use became mandatory May 7, 2013, and failure to use them will result in a $1,000 fine. Read More
Human resources departments nationwide could be rewriting policies and drafting new procedures over the next four years if the president and his administration are able to accomplish the goals expressed in his second inaugural address.Read More
Those courts concluded that denying workers comp benefits to illegal immigrants creates a financial incentive to hire them because it allows an employer to escape liability for worker injuries, giving that employer an unfair advantage over competitors who follow the law, Nebraska's high court said in its opinion.