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June 25, 2009

Philippines: New Visa Category for Foreign Investors Takes Effect in July

As reported at philstar.com, the Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration is introducing a Special Visa

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June 23, 2009

Supreme Court Decides that Title VII Mixed-Motives Analysis Does Not Apply to Age Discrimination Claims

The U.S. Supreme Court in Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc., No. 08-441 (June 18, 2009) has held

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June 23, 2009

Bill Would Ban Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has reintroduced the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 (H.R. 2981),

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June 22, 2009

Jane Oates Confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training

As anticipated, the Senate on Friday confirmed the nomination of Jane Oates as assistant secretary for

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June 22, 2009

House Democrats Release Draft of Massive Healthcare Bill

On Friday, House Democrats unveiled an 852-page rough draft of a healthcare reform bill prepared by members

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June 22, 2009

Canada: Government Releases New Resource to Help Employers Hire Internationally Trained Workers

Canada’s Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister, Jason Kenney, has announced  the

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June 22, 2009

USCIS to Resume Premium Processing Service for Form I-140 Petitions on June 29

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced (PDF) today that it will resume premium processing

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June 22, 2009

Massachusetts High Court Rules that Terminated Employees Must be Paid for Unused Vacation, Regardless of Employer's Written Vacation Policy

On June 11, 2009, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held in Electronic Data Systems Corporation

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June 21, 2009

Australia: Visa Application Fees Increasing by 20% on July 1

The Australian government’s 2009-10 budget  includes a 20% increase in application charges for a number

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