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When is an Independent Contractor an Employee?

The USDOL’s final independent contractor rule mirrors some existing state laws The United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) recent publication of its final rule about the “employee”...

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The New Hazard Communication Standard is Almost Here

The long-anticipated, repeatedly delayed update to the Occupational Health & Safety Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) could be hitting the Federal Register soon, and...

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USCIS Policy Update Clarifies F and M Nonimmigrant Student Visa Process

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently updated its policy manual guidance for the F and M nonimmigrant visa categories. These categories are for...

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Changes to the H-1B Program are on the Way

The H-1B visa is a popular temporary program for employing foreign nationals in the United States. The program enables employers to petition for workers in...

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First Things First

OSHA to publish a new emergency response rule soon In the final weeks of 2023, the White House announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) would...

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