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February 14, 2009

Newly-Introduced Employment Bills Focus on Immigration, Unemployed Veterans

The nation’s economic troubles have inspired a number of new employment-related bills. One immigration

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February 14, 2009

Legislative and Regulatory News for the Week of February 8

Employee Benefits A number of bills introduced this week seek to amend the Employee Retirement Income

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February 13, 2009

New Employment Bills Would Amend the FMLA, ERISA, IRC

Lawmakers in the 111th Congress continue to introduce employment-related legislation. The following bills

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February 13, 2009

Stimulus Bill Amendment Restricts TARP Recipients From Hiring H-1B Visa Holders

The Senate has approved a modified amendment to the massive stimulus bill (H.R. 1) that substantially

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February 13, 2009

S.B. 23: Colorado Immigration Bill Is Defeated

Senate Bill 23, the "Fair and Legal Employment for Coloradans Act," was killed in the Senate Committee

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February 13, 2009

Use of E-Verify Program Proves Challenging and Controversial

USA Today reports that the federal E-Verify system is becoming increasingly popular with states, despite

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February 13, 2009

Massachusetts Regulatory Agency Revises the Massachusetts Data Security Breach Regulations and Further Extends Compliance Deadline

On Thursday, February 12, 2009, Massachusetts’ Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR)

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February 13, 2009

Bill Would Allow Employees to Take Leave in Lieu of Overtime

On Tuesday, February 10, 2009, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) reintroduced the Family-Friendly Workplace

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February 12, 2009

White House Chief of Staff: Obama's Administration Has New Attitude Toward Immigration Issues

In comments to a small group of Hispanic journalists, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel cited a

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