On January 10, 2012, a bill was introduced (A641) that would exclude illegal aliens from workers’ compensation coverage and temporary disability benefits under the unemployment compensation law unless (1) they were lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time the employment was performed, (2) were lawfully present for the purpose of performing the employment, or (3) otherwise were permanently residing in the United States under the color of the law at the time the employment was performed.


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Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest teams of employee benefits and executive compensation practitioners in the United States. As part of a firm that focuses on labor and employment law, our Employee Benefits Practice Group has a special ability to relate technical experience to the client’s “big picture” issues.

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Employment Law

Ogletree Deakins’ employment lawyers are experienced in all aspects of employment law, from day-to-day advice to complex employment litigation.

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