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August 6, 2009

United Kingdom: Mixed Reviews for England's Revised Immigration System

The BBC reports mixed reviews on England’s recently revised immigration system. Some contend that

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August 6, 2009

Panama: Visa Restrictions Relaxed for Nationals of Restricted Countries

Panama has amended its visa policy concerning nationals from “restricted countries” (Bulgaria, China,

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August 6, 2009

The Expanding New York Human Rights Laws

It has been a busy year for the First Department of New York's Appellate Division, which issued three

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August 6, 2009

Nomination of Mayorkas to Lead USCIS Clears Committee and Heads to Full Senate

The nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas as director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Citizenship

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August 5, 2009

San Francisco Commuter Ordinance — Update on Enforcement and Enhanced Federal Commuter Benefits

In 2008, San Francisco enacted an ordinance (Ordinance) requiring private employers with 20 or more employees,

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August 5, 2009

CLASS ACTION LITE?: The California Supreme Court Allows PAGA Wage and Hour Actions to Proceed as Representative Actions

In Arias v. Superior Court (Angelo Dairy)1 (2009) the California Supreme Court held that an "aggrieved

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August 5, 2009

Employees Alleging Labor Violations by Foreign Suppliers Cannot Proceed Against U.S. Companies Based on Code of Conduct Clause in Supply Contracts

As companies headquartered in the United States and elsewhere in the developed world seek less expensive

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August 4, 2009

Bill Would Clarify Independent Contractor Rules, Increase Employer Penalties for Misclassification

Last week Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) reintroduced the Taxpayer Responsibility, Accountability, and

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August 4, 2009

E-Verify Usage Continues to Increase

A recent USCIS study reports that American businesses authenticate 1 in 4 new hires’ work status using

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