As previously reported in the October 2012 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority, a bill (A3365) was introduced in the Assembly that would require employers, upon request, to provide prospective employees with a statement disclosing the name of the employer directing the work and paying compensation to the applicant upon accepting employment and the precise address of that employer. On October 15, 2012, the Assembly amended that bill to also require employers to disclose the specific nature of the employment relationship, i.e., employee, temporary employee, independent contractor, or otherwise.
On May 11, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it has expanded the list of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-designated degree programs that qualify eligible graduates on F-1 student visas for a 17-month optional practical training (OPT) extension. The expanded STEM-Designated Degree Program List now includes some 90 additional STEM fields.
Daniel H. Pink’s most recent book, To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, achieved a publishing “triple crown” by reaching #1 on the best-seller lists of the The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post newspapers. In this interview, I ask him about…..
On August 6, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) requiring federal contractors and subcontractors with 100 or more employees to submit an annual Equal Pay Report. The new report will supplement the Equal Opportunity Report, EEO-1. It will also include…..