Beginning April 1, 2018, employees on a limited-term employment contract lasting more than five years with the same employer will gain the right to change their employment status to an open-ended term.
The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. The plaintiffs’ bar has been flooding the courts with class action lawsuits asserting technical violations of the FCRA's requirements.
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.
International telecommuters pose special problems beyond the basic logistics of engaging a local telecommuter. How best to employ and payroll a given international telecommuter depends on the specific context or scenario at issue.
On February 26, 2018, a majority of the entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held, in Zarda v. Altitude Express Inc., that Title VII prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.