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EEOC Cracks Down on Employer’s "English Only" Rule

June 10, 2014
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If you intend to enforce an English-only rule, make sure you can justify the nexus between English fluency and job performance.
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EEOC Tackles National-Origin Discrimination

November 19, 2013
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Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.


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Plenty of H-1Bs a Possibility

August 2, 2013
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This temporary visa provision hopes to address the widening skills gap between high-tech jobs and U.S. workers.
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Let’s Clarify E-Verify

August 2, 2013
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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.
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Employers Shouldn't Rely on Immigration Reform to Address High-Tech Skills Gap

June 28, 2013
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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.
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GOP Senator Backs Senate's Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill

June 11, 2013
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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.
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Immigration Reform Dealt a Setback as Talks Hit Impasse

June 7, 2013
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Congressman's departure from the House committee in charge of immigration reform leaves the future of the reform bill uncertain.
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Use of Updated Form I-9s Now Mandatory for All New Workers

May 9, 2013
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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.
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Possible Civil Rights Reform Under Obama Could Benefit Businesses

January 24, 2013
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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.
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