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Extension of the deadline for application to receive tax credits or rebates relative to the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

The Louisiana Quality Jobs Program provides a cash rebate to certain businesses that create well-paid jobs and promote economic development


Criminal background checks for individuals seeking employment
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

This Act, which became effective on August 15, 2011, provides that employers or their representatives may obtain conviction records of an applicant seeking employment directly from the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information to further qualify the applicant for the position being sought, if the applicant has executed a consent form authorizing the employer to obtain such conviction records


Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of commute-time collective action
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of an overtime class action alleging unpaid commuting time


Workplace fatalities decreasing
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that workplace deaths in Louisiana dropped nearly 26 percent in 2010


Immigration status verification laws
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill passed by the state Legislature targeted at discouraging the employment of unauthorized alien workers