https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-will-temporarily-suspend-premium-processing-all-h-1b-petitions Starting April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to 6 months. While H-1B premium processing is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907, Request for … Read more.
A surety thinking of funding its bankrupt principal for the purpose of completing a project should take notice of the recent decision in Jutte Elec., Ltd v. Ohio Facilitates Constr. Comm. In the January 17, 2016 decision, the Referee denied … Read more.
Court Orders $3M in Punitive Sanctions and Adverse Inference for Senior Manager’s Deletion of Emails A recent federal court decision highlights the potentially severe consequences for companies that do not take the proper steps to preserve electronically stored information (“ESI”) … Read more.
The City of Akron recently passed three new pieces of legislation aimed at boosting city coffers by requiring contractors to take additional steps prior to performing work in the city: Ordinance No. 412-2016 authorizes the Tax Administrator to accept information from … Read more.
How We Can Help Curb Teen Violence in Our City? By: Alessandro Apolito, The Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section board of directors Nineteen people under the age of 20 were killed in Jacksonville in 2016 by violent crime. Already … Read more.
“Ever since its founding in 2000, attorneys at Brennan, Manna & Diamond have focused on offering a full range of services to all the firm’s clients, including developing industry-specific practice areas like healthcare,” said Matt Heinle, co-managing partner at the … Read more.
When President-elect Trump takes office, what can employers expect? What will be the effect of his presidency on the workplace and workforce? The probabilities and possibilities range from minor to major changes, with both short and long-term effects. Supreme Court … Read more.
Legal research has changed. An attorney who started his career dredging through books can now instantly consult vast databases, saving countless man hours. Soon, however, it may need not involve the man at all. According to Andrew Arruda, co-founder and … Read more.
Private University Labor Update Graduate students employed by private universities are permitted to unionize under federal law. On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued a 3-1 decision in Columbia University that student assistants … Read more.
On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“Section 1557”) protecting individuals from discrimination in health care on the basis of race, color, … Read more.