On February 27, 2014, a bill (S1440) was introduced in the Senate that would prohibit employers from basing employment decisions on an applicant’s unemployed status. The bill would supplement an existing law that prohibits employers from publishing job advertisements that limit applicants to individuals already employed. Notably, the bill permits employers to ask about the circumstances surrounding an applicant’s termination of prior employment, as well as questions substantially related to qualifications and experience.
On October 18, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., No. 10-1563 (September 7, 2012), asking the full court to reverse the panel decision. The panel held that Federal Insurance…..
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is taking extreme measures to get back all the three-year Employment Authorization Document (EAD) cards erroneously issued to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
In this series of blog posts, we have examined the use of independent-contractor relationships by multinational organizations. In our last three posts, we identified issues for global entities that are considering using independent contractors when expanding….