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March 9, 2011

CMS Releases Proposed Health Insurer Disclosure Notices for Premium Rate Increases

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released proposed forms that health insurers will

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March 9, 2011

Proposed Rule Would Streamline H-1B Petition Process Beginning 2012

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a proposed rule designed to

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March 9, 2011

EEOC to Hold Public Meeting on Increasing Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Mental Disabilities

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that it plans to hold a public meeting

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March 9, 2011

National Right to Work Act Reintroduced in the Senate

A bill that would repeal the provisions in the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Railway Labor

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March 9, 2011

Georgia House Passes Immigration Enforcement Bill Requiring Employers to Use E-Verify

On March 3, 2011, the Georgia House of Representatives passed, by a 113-54 vote, House Bill 87 (pdf),

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March 9, 2011

Proposed Rule Would Streamline H-1B Petition Process Beginning 2012

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a proposed rule designed to

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March 8, 2011

Beware the Sharp Claws of the Cat's Paw: U.S. Supreme Court Endorses Employer Liability for Personnel Decisions Influenced by Biased Supervisors

In 1679, French poet Jean de la Fontaine penned "The Monkey and the Cat," a fable about a monkey who

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March 8, 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Corporations Do Not Qualify for Personal Privacy Exception Under the Freedom of Information Act

For those who suspect the Roberts Court always sides with business, the March 1 opinion in Federal Communications

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March 8, 2011

HHS' One-Two HIPAA Penalty Punch Sends a Message to Employers and Providers

Two days after announcing its first-ever HIPAA penalty, a whopping $4.3 million imposed against Cignet

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March 8, 2011

Is it Really Illegal to Require an Applicant or Employee to Disclose her Password to a "Friends-Only" Facebook Page?

Recently, the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland tried to publicly embarrass the Maryland Department

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