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EEOC issues long-awaited proposed rule on employer wellness programs

USA - May 14 2015 On April 18, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule on the treatment of employer wellness programs under the

Senators urge President to issue "model employer" executive order

USA - May 15 2015 On Friday, May 15, 18 Democratic Senators sent a letter to President Obama calling for him to issue an executive order that would make the federal

NLRB Chairman Pearce and GC Griffin face grilling by Senate Appropriations Committee

USA - May 14 2015 During a May 14 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to discuss the National Labor Relations Board's FY 2016 budget, NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce

EEOC officials field pointed questions during Senate Committee hearing

USA - May 19 2015 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's enforcement strategies and ligation history came under fire from Republican members of the Senate

Annual report on EEOC developments:- fiscal year 2013

USA - January 22 2014 Over the years, Littler has provided periodic reports on significant cases, regulatory developments and other activities involving the Equal

USCIS guidance clarifies employer obligations to amend H-1B visa petitions, sets compliance deadline

USA - May 28 2015 On May 21, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued guidance on an employer's obligation to amend an H-1B visa petition to

Agencies issue proposed rule, guidance on blacklisting Executive Order

USA - May 27 2015 The federal agencies charged with implementing President Obama's July 31, 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order have released their

Connecticut restricts employer access to personal social media, e-mail and online retail accounts of employees and applicants

USA - May 27 2015 On May 19, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a new statute restricting an employer's ability to gain access to social media

California legislative update

USA - May 27 2015 The end of the first week of June is the deadline for California bills to pass out of their house of origin. The following are significant bills

USCIS to halt premium processing service for H-1B extensions

USA - May 26 2015 On May 19, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will temporarily halt acceptance of premium processing requests