As of June 1, 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received a total of approximately 74,300 H-1B cap filings for employment in FY 2013: 55,600 petitions have been receipted against the “regular cap” of 65,000, and 18,700 H-1B petitions have been receipted against the “Master’s cap” of 20,000 for foreign nationals with advanced degrees from U.S. universities and colleges.
In a thinly veiled attempt to steal the spotlight from Cleveland, the new destination city for the National Football League, on March 13, 2019, the Cincinnati City Council passed Ordinance No. 83-2019, titled Prohibited Salary History Inquiry and Use, barring employers from inquiring about or relying on job applicants’ salary histories.
An employee may be entitled to the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act if he is “regarded as” disabled by his employer. An employer regards an employee as disabled when it mistakenly believes that the employee’s impairment substantially limits his ability to work. The “regarded as” provision of the ADA was meant to combat
On May 21, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey issued an amended Safer at Home order that removed restrictions and provided extended guidance to Alabama businesses as the state continued to reopen.