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Important News for Federal Contractors
A new interim rule has been issued requiring federal contractors to disclose the compensation of their five most highly compensated executives and any first-tier subcontract awards of $25,000 or more.
United States
10 Aug 2010
Uncertainty in the Dodd-Frank Act’s "Office of Minority and Women Inclusion" Provision
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act") that President Obama signed into law on July 21, 2010 includes a potentially onerous provision creating an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at various agencies to monitor the diversity efforts of the agencies, the regulated entities and agency contractors.
United States
10 Aug 2010
Tip Of The Month: Federal Contractors’ Obligations To Veterans
The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (“VEVRAA”) creates a variety of affirmative action obligations for employers with federal government contracts.
United States
11 May 2009
Mandatory Use Of E-Verify Further Delayed Until May 21, 2009, As Proskauer Achieves Continued Success As Lead Counsel For U.S. Chamber Of Commerce
Proskauer, which serves as lead counsel to the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and several other trade associations in their litigation challenging the legality of a controversial Executive Order and regulations requiring federal contractors and sub-contractors to use E-Verify, recently scored another victory by convincing the Federal Government to delay implementation of the regulations in question until May 21, 2009.
United States
29 Jan 2009
Proskauer Obtains Stay Of Implementation Of E-Verify Regulation
Federal contractors and subcontractors can temporarily breathe a sigh of relief and delay implementing use of the Department of Homeland Security’s ("DHS") E-Verify System.
United States
13 Jan 2009
Electronic System For Travel Authorization (ESTA): It’s Here To Stay!
As expected, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a final rule that will make ESTA mandatory for all Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers beginning January 12, 2009.
United States
19 Nov 2008
The Department Of Homeland Security Publishes Regulations Providing A "Safe Harbor" Procedure For Employers Who Receive No-Match Letters From The Social Security Administration. Is It Really A "Safe Harbor"?
Recently the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its amended regulations, providing further guidance to employers who receive written notification from the Social Security Administration (SSA) that an employee’s name and Social Security Number do not match SSA records.
United States
1 Oct 2007
Supreme Court Holds FLSA Inapplicable To Certain Domestic Service Workers
On June 11, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulation exempting in-home healthcare aides and companion services workers employed by third-party agencies from federal minimum wage and overtime pay requirements.
United States
21 Aug 2007
Separation Agreements And The Release Of FMLA Rights And Claims: The Landscape Is Uncertain
Is the waiver and release of a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) cause of action in a separation agreement enforceable?
United States
20 Aug 2007
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