The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has provided an update on its ongoing technical problems with issuing visas. According to the update, the visa shutdown appears to be the result of a hardware failure. The DOS has over 100 computer experts (both public and private sector) working to identify the issues and restore functionality. The DOS is hopeful that the system will be back online by next week.
The hiring process can be one of the most stressful steps of any employment relationship. As the employer, you are opening your doors to somebody who is hopefully going to contribute to your company’s success. Moreover, hiring is a process that requires both time and money. Thus, employers often want to expedite the hiring process.
Exantus v. Harbor Bar & Brasserie Restaurant, 2010 WL 278611 (3d Cir. July 14, 2010) – In this case, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a plaintiff cannot demonstrate a hostile work environment in violation of Title VII by alleging that his fellow employees and his direct supervisor engaged in isolated incidents when
Are the federal government’s subsidies to purchasers of health insurance available only to those who purchase insurance from state-run exchanges or to those who purchase from federal health care exchanges as well? Was the Internal Revenue Service’s rule making the subsidy available to purchases from both federal- and state-run exchanges…..