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California Prohibits Employers from Requiring Out-of-State Litigation and Arbitration

USA - September 27 2016 On September 25, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a new state statute that, in most instances, prohibits agreements requiring…

Randall D. Avram, Russell A. Jones, Craig A. McDougal, Susan W. Pangborn, James Smith

Deadline Fast Approaching to File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for Foreign National Workers: Important Dates and What You Can Do Now

USA - February 16 2016 The federal Government’s H-1B visa program helps U.S. employers deal with the shortage of qualified candidates for skilled positions by allowing…

California broadens the scope of its equal pay law

USA - October 9 2015 On October 6, 2015, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the California Fair Pay Act. This new law amends the existing California equal pay…

Russell A. Jones, Susan W. Pangborn, James Smith, Linda Usoz

New California statute requires paid sick time for employees

USA - September 11 2014 On September 10, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, a state law requiring…

Russell A. Jones, Susan W. Pangborn, Sara E. Partin, James Smith, Linda Usoz

President Obama signs Executive Order requiring disclosure of labor and employment law violations

USA - August 1 2014 On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which will require bidders for covered federal contracts…

Randall D. Avram, Russell A. Jones, Linda Usoz