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Articles by Max Mihelich

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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Thomas Perez Appointed Secretary of Labor

July 24, 2013
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Thomas Perez was appointed the secretary of Labor July 18. His appointment was met with caution by employer groups but welcomed by pro-union groups.
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Economy, Obama Administration Policies Are Top Employer Priorities in 2013: Survey

July 9, 2013
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Employers are focusing on current economic conditions and the policies of the Obama administration this year, according to a survey conducted by law firm Littler Mendelson.
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The Hot List 2013: Relocation Services Providers

June 27, 2013
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For the past year or so, a steadily improving economy and a rebounding housing market have turned employer uneasiness about relocating employees into cautious willingness to move personnel domestically. International transfer, though, appear to be increasing at a quicker pace.
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DOMA Ruling Puts Gay Couples on Equal Benefits Footing

June 26, 2013
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Now that the Defense of Marriage Act is defunct, employers will be able to provide equal benefits packages for all employees.
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Clarity on Affirmative Action Case Will Have to Wait

June 25, 2013
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The Supreme Court sent back Fisher v. University of Texas to the lower courts June 24, meaning it could be a while before this case carries any serious implications for affirmative action programs.
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Behavioral Change: Behavior-Motivating Recognition Programs on the Rise, Survey Finds

June 19, 2013
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In the past five years, behavior-motivating plans have become an increasingly popular aspect of employee recognition programs, according to a new survey.
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