USCIS Revises Q&A re Jan. 8, 2010 Neufeld Memo on H-1B Employee-Employer Relationship
Questions & Answers: USCIS Issues Guidance Memorandum on Establishing the "Employee-Employer Relationship" in H-1B Petitions; Published Jan. 13, 2010; revised Aug. 2, 2011 and March 12, 2012.
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Employment Law - Employer Articles
Pensions, Benefits & Compensation
Generally, an employer is not required to provide a pension plan, insurance, or disability benefits to its employees. Once it chooses to do so, however, federal law requires that the employer administer the plans fairly, manage the plans to provide the benefits promised, and invest money contributed by employees or on their behalf in certain ways.
Do Wellness Programs Violate HIPAA Requirements?
Employers have a vested interest in promoting healthy lifestyles among their employees, not only to reduce the number of days employees miss due to illness, but also to lower the costs of employers' share of expenses in group health plans. While insurance providers may not impose higher premiums on individual employees based on health factors, insurance providers are permitted to impose higher group premiums on employers who have employees with higher adverse health factors.
Immigration Law Case Summaries
[08/22] Rendon v. Holder
Petition for review of Board of Immigration Appeals' (BIA) decision finding petitioner statutorily ineligible for cancellation of removal based on his criminal conviction is granted, where: 1) petitioner was convicted of attempted second-degree burglary under California Penal Code section 459; 2) section 459 is not a categorical match to the federal generic attempted theft offense because it punishes a broader range of conduct, and the BIA impermissibly applied the modified categorical approach to determine that petitioner's section 459 conviction qualified as an attempted theft aggravated felony; and 3) section 459 is indivisible.
Employment Law - Employer Frequently Asked Questions
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