With the May 25, 2018 effective date of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) barely in the rear-view mirror, California’s governor recently signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
State laws and local ordinances routinely take effect after the first of the year. This article discusses key labor and employment laws and ordinances that will become operative during the latter half of 2018.
The latest Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions continues this administration's trend of adding fewer new rules and reexamining older ones. These semiannual agendas provide insight into federal agency priorities for the coming year.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published a memorandum establishing its policy relating to H-1B petitions filed for employees who will be working at one or more third-party worksites.
Unless Congress can finalize a budget by midnight tonight (January 19), the federal government will be forced to shut down due to a lack of appropriations. Federal agencies have begun issuing updated contingency plans.