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February 5, 2021

H-1B Cap Selection Process Update – DHS Postpones Effective Date of Final Rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will delay the effective date of a rule issued two weeks prior to the end of the Trump administration that seeks to change how H-1B “specialty occupation” visa applications are processed.

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February 3, 2021

California DFEH on Track to Collect Pay Data Reports by March 31, 2021

On February 1, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing posted guidance to facilitate the submission of the newly required pay data report by March 31, 2021 and annually thereafter.

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February 1, 2021

Recall Rights and Retention Obligations: How Local Ordinances are Changing Workplace Regulation in the COVID-19 Era

A new spate of “right of recall” laws requires certain employers to rehire laid-off workers when their businesses resume or reopen and dictates the criteria used to recall those workers.

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February 1, 2021

DOL Ends Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program for Employers

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the immediate termination of its Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program.

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January 28, 2021

New Administration Pushes for $15 Minimum Wage

In numerous ways, the Biden administration has made clear that increasing the minimum wage to $15 is a top priority of the new administration.

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January 27, 2021

Alaska Legislature Eyes Minimum Wage, Pay Equity and Discrimination Law Changes

The Equal Pay and Living Wage Act, currently before the Alaska Legislature as Alaska Senate Bill 16, seeks several significant changes to Alaska’s minimum wage, pay equity and employment discrimination law.

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January 26, 2021

Philadelphia Enacts Amendments to and Expands Coverage of its Background Screening Ordinances

On January 20, 2021, Mayor Jim Kenney signed three bills amending Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards (FCRSS) and credit ban ordinances.

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January 26, 2021

The Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act Proposes Aid to Struggling Multiemployer Pension Plans

House Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) recently introduced legislation that seeks to provide aid to multiemployer pension plans (MEPs) facing insolvency.

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January 25, 2021

Biden Revokes Trump Executive Order on Diversity and Inclusion, Adopts Policies “Advancing Racial Equity” and Extending LGBT Protections

President Biden signed a flurry of executive orders on January 20, 2021, his first day in office, a number of which rescinded or revised the prior administration’s executive orders and policies with regard to equity in the workplace.

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January 23, 2021

President Biden Issues New Executive Orders and Supports Comprehensive Reform of Immigration Policy

After running a presidential campaign that emphasized the benefits of lawful and employment-based immigration, President Biden has issued a number of executive orders to reverse the Trump administration’s positions and eliminate restrictions.

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