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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 6 Nov 2017
Scam alert: USCIS does not request I-9 forms by email
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently posted notice advising employers of a scam operation requesting I-9 forms. USCIS, as well
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 3 May 2017
New Secretary of Labor sworn in
Much has been written recently about the first 100 days of the Trump Administration. Some would argue that little of significance has changed in the
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 20 Apr 2017
President Trump’s executive order on H-1B visas
President Trump issued yet another Executive Order addressing immigration issues on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. This order, entitled “Buy American and
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 18 Apr 2017
NLRB’s Dish Network decision: A sign of things to come for employer arbitration agreements?
As he tends to remind us on a regular basis, Donald Trump won the presidential election back in November 2016. But that doesn’t mean that National
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2017
Changes to the H-1B program under the Trump Administration?
Various news sources have been reporting on certain changes that may be coming to the H-1B program under the new Trump administration. First, there
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 14 Nov 2011
Washington Post reports that SEC disciplines eight employees for role failures in Madoff investigations
According to an article by David Hilzenrath in the Saturday, November 12 edition of the Washington Post, the SEC disciplined eight employees for their handling of the investigation of Bernie Madoff.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 7 Oct 2011
USCIS change in mailing procedures has substantive impact upon employers and foreign national employees
On September 12, 2011, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services changed their long standing practice for the distribution of original approval notices for petitions and applications seeking immigration benefits, including the change or extension of nonimmigrant stay.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 4 Oct 2011
Does your EPLI policy provide a defense or coverage for cases brought against you by the EEOC?
If you don't know the answer to this question with absolute certainty, you had better go back and check your policy.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 23 Sep 2011
IRS offers amnesty for independent contractor misclassification, but do disadvantages outweigh advantages?
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has developed a new program called the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program (VCSP) that permits taxpayers to voluntarily reclassify workers as employees for federal employment tax purposes.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 22 Sep 2011
“Fiduciary” regulation change put on hold, pending revision and economic analysis
The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration(EBSA) has put the brakes on its proposed rule on the definition of a fiduciary, which was slated to become final in the near future.