As discussed at length in the June 2012 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority, a bill (S2044) was introduced in the state Senate seeking to greatly expand employers’ notice obligations under the state Family Leave Insurance (FLI) and Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) laws. On October 15, 2012, a parallel Assembly bill (A3389) was introduced.
As expected, the Uniform State Labor Standards Act (H.F. No. 600)—a Minnesota bill to preempt local employment law ordinances, including the Minneapolis and St. Paul safe and sick leave ordinances—passed in the state House of Representatives on March 2, 2017, by a 76–53 margin. All Republican members of the chamber who were present supported the measure, and they were joined by two Democrats.
On August 14, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a ruling clarifying several mandatory arbitration issues following the 2018 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis.
All applicants filing for adjustment of status to that of a lawful permanent resident, the final stage in the permanent residence or “green card” process, are generally required to file Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, completed by a designated civil surgeon, in conjunction with the adjustment application. Form I-693 reports the results of a medical examination, which is required to establish that an applicant is not inadmissible to the United States on public health grounds.