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

USA - September 28 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…

New state laws decriminalizing marijuana use likely to have minimal effect on workplace drug policies

USA - November 16 2012 On November 6, 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington approved state initiatives making it lawful for persons age 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana for personal use.

David C. Lindsay, Corena A. Norris-McCluney, Susan W. Pangborn, Diane L. Prucino

DOL's Administrative Review Board continues to expand whistleblower protections under Sarbanes-Oxley

USA - August 22 2011 A recent decision by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (the “ARB”) continues the trend of broadening whistleblower protections under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX” or the “Act) for employees making reports of certain illegal activities.

Robert G. Hensley Jr.

Department of Defense issues final whistleblower-protection rule covering contractor employees

USA - November 24 2009 On November 19, 2009, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a final rule regarding whistleblower protections for federal contractors’ employees who disclose to government officials information concerning waste or mismanagement, dangers to public health or safety, or violations of law relating to a DoD contract.

Jill S. Cox, Richard D. Haygood