On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced implementation of premium processing for certain work visa petitioners who have pending EB-1 and EB-2 petitions. This announcement is part of a USCIS’ plans to expand its premium processing scheme.
The appellate court dismissed an appeal, agreeing with the lower court that a football player’s action for damages against a physician for misdiagnosing his injury should proceed in superior court - and not in arbitration.
On May 11, 2022, the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion giving a big win to energy-sector companies by concluding that a directional driller was an independent contractor rather than an employee covered by the FLSA.
Spain is proposing a law that would provide paid medical leave for people who suffer from period pain. Will this lead international employers to consider similar policies and, if so, what should they be thinking about?
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has dismissed an employer’s appeal of an application judge’s decision that a non-competition clause in an employment agreement governed by the common law was unenforceable because it was ambiguous and overbroad.