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July 27, 2009

Hawaii Passes Mini-EFCA Over Governor's Veto

Even though the highly controversial Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) has lost support and one of its

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July 24, 2009

Bill Would Suspend FLSA Statute of Limitations During Wage and Hour Investigations

Legislation introduced by Reps. George Miller (D-CA) and Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) would freeze the statute

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July 24, 2009

United States May Lift HIV Travel Ban

The New York Daily News reports that the U.S. is moving toward ending its ban on HIV-infected foreigners

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July 24, 2009

The Hidden Costs of Commuter Benefits

The Obama administration recently increased commuter tax benefits making them more appealing to employers.

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July 24, 2009

NLRB Order Provides Insight into How UNITE HERE, Workers United Representation Disputes Will be Handled

A recent order issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) may herald the agency’s

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July 23, 2009

China: Police in Guangzhou Increase Efforts to Curb Illegal Immigration and Crime

As reported by China Daily, police in the Chinese city of Guangzhou have been closely monitoring residential

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July 23, 2009

Bangladeshi Laborers' Visa Costs in Libya Impacted by Illegal Manpower Brokers

Price gouging by illegal manpower brokers, mainly based in Malaysia, has increased immigration costs

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July 23, 2009

Federal Minimum Wage Increases July 24, 2009

On July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage will increase from $6.55 per hour to $7.25 per hour.  This

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July 23, 2009

Mortgage Lender's Good Faith Reliance Upon DOL Opinion Letter Regarding the Exempt Status of Loan Officers Shields Against Overtime Liability

On July 17, 2009, a federal magistrate judge sitting in the Eastern District of Michigan issued two significant

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