The initial registration period for the 2021 H-1B visa cap will open at 12 p.m. ET on March 1, 2020 and run through 12 p.m. ET on March 20, 2020. USCIS will use the myUSCIS online portal to conduct the electronic H-1B registration process.
On February 20, 2020, the PR Treasury issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter No. 20-08 granting employers temporary income tax exemptions over payments and certain benefits made to employees and contractors related to the recent earthquakes.
The Puerto Rico Treasury Department has issued guidance providing special rules and procedures applicable to distributions from qualified retirement plans and individual retirement accounts following the recent earthquakes.
This Insight article outlines the Canadian health authority’s travel recommendations in light of the current health crisis, and provides an overview of Canadian employment laws that might be implicated should the coronavirus reach the workplace.
State legislators across the country have introduced a spate of bills intended to crack down on businesses that move call center operations out of state. Several states adopted such laws, including New York and New Jersey, where new laws take effect soon.
Following the lead of other courts around the country, a Pennsylvania state court has held that employees can bring lawsuits against their employers asserting claims under the state’s medical marijuana law.
A recent family law decision proves significant beyond the family law context, including in the employment law context. The decision in Yenovkian v. Gulian marks the first time the privacy tort of false light publicity has been recognized in Canada.