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DOL discontinues Form I-9 inspections during OFCCP reviews
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 16, 2010, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it will no longer inspect the Forms I-9 of federal contractors during onsite compliance reviews


TPS registration process for Haitians
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • Haiti, USA
  • February 25 2010

In response to the overwhelming destruction caused by the January 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that Haitian nationals in this country prior to January 12, 2010, would be eligible to obtain Temporary Protected Status ("TPS"


Second Circuit directs discovery of immigration status in NLRB proceeding to determine eligibility for backpay
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 18, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its opinion in NLRB v. Domsey Trading Corporation, Docket Nos. 10-3356, 08-5165, 08-4845 (2d Cir. Feb. 18, 2011), reversing a decision of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") and remanding the proceeding for discovery into the immigration status of employees who might otherwise be eligible for backpay awards


New York district court finds employer violated FLSA by refusing to reimburse H-2B workers for visa, travel, and other expenses
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 15, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint by foreign H-2B workers that alleged that their employer violated the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") by refusing to reimburse the workers' transportation, visa, and recruitment expenses


Potential consequences of government shutdown
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 7 2011

The latest continuing resolution funding federal government operations is set to expire on April 8, 2011, and the threat of a government shutdown appears more of a reality


EEOC commissioner calls for close scrutiny of English-only employment
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

Stuart J. Ishimaru, the Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), has called for a close examination of English-fluency employment tests and English-only work rules to determine if they are being used as a subterfuge for national origin discrimination


Missouri man convicted in scheme to place undocumented workers in hotels
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On October 28, 2010, a Missouri man was convicted by the U.S. District Court in Missouri for his role in a racketeering scheme that involved placing undocumented workers at hotels in 14 states, including several hotels in the Kansas City, Missouri, area


E-Verify to include U.S. passport photo-matching capability
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 10, 2010, the DHS announced that the E-Verify program had been upgraded to include the capability to match U.S. passport photos


DOJ settles allegations of immigration-related employment discrimination Against Hoover Inc.
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 10, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with Hoover Inc. (“Hoover”) to resolve allegations that Hoover had engaged in a patternpractice of employment discrimination by imposing unwarranted and discriminatory obstacles for lawful permanent residents in the Form I-9 process


Record numbers apply for 2011 Diversity Lottery
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The DOS just announced that a record 15 million people around the world entered the 2011 Diversity Lottery program