Posts Categorized: Labor & Employment Law

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Utah One of the Leading States for Advanced Industries Employment

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February 2015 A recently released report from the Brookings Institution entitled “America’s Advanced Industries: What They Are, Where They Are, and Why They Matter” highlights the strength and diversity of Utah’s economy.  The report defines an industry as an “advanced industry” if it meets two criteria: 1) the industry spends heavily in research and development… Read more »

The “Gang of 8” Senators Release the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013

April 2013 After months of debate, negotiations and speculation, the “Gang of 8,” made up of eight Republican and Democratic senators charged with the task of composing an immigration reform bill, has released its much-anticipated proposal. On Wednesday, April 17, the 844-page bill (titled the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013“)… Read more »

Employee Record Retention and Destruction

January 2013 The beginning of a calendar year is a good time for employers to review their document retention status. All employers should establish and maintain a clear record retention policy identifying the location of records, a reasonable schedule of retention and destruction, and a records administrator. Documents related to employee recruitment and selection, such… Read more »

Form I-9 Compliance Video Presentation

September 23, 2014 Complying with the rules and regulations under the Form I-9 enforced by USCIS. In September 2012, 520 criminal work place enforcements and arrests took place. In September 2013, more fines were issued, in one case the government issued a $34m to settle systematic visa fraud and abuse. ICE is enforcing felony criminal charges. The… Read more »

2014 Executive Orders on Immigration Video Presentation

September 2014     President Obama decided to pursue Immigration Reform through Executive Orders. May hear something after November 5, 2014. Work Permits for Parents of DACA Work Permits for Agriculture Increase Employment Related Visas Extension for Foreign Nationals who Graduate from U.S. Residency for Spouses of U.S. Citizens who Entered Illegally