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February 12, 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

Commerce Secretary Nominee Gregg Supports H1-B Expansion

As reported at eWeek.com, Senator Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), President Obama’s nominee to run the Department

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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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February 12, 2009

United Kingdom: "British Jobs for British Graduates" Plan Under Debate

UK Immigration Minister Phil Woolas may tighten the immigration points system in order to limit the number

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February 12, 2009

United Kingdom: Five Countries Face Strict New Visa Rules

The United Kingdom’s Home Office announced the introduction of new visa checks for Bolivia, Lesotho,

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February 12, 2009

Paid to Picket? N.J. Supreme Court Rules Strikers May Be Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

In a decision sure to bewilder many New Jersey employers, on January 27, 2009, the New Jersey Supreme

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February 10, 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 10, 2009

Madagascar: U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Alert Due to Demonstrations in Madagascar

The Department of State has issued a travel alert to warn U.S. citizens of safety and security concerns

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February 10, 2009

Obama Signs Executive Order Encouraging Project Labor Agreements

On February 6, President Obama issued yet another labor-friendly executive order encouraging the use

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February 10, 2009

United Kingdom: Foreign and Commonwealth Office Plans to Introduce "Virtual Embassies"

KableNET reports that the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is planning to establish

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