Tag: President Trump

travel ban

Employers Face Uncertainty Over New Travel Ban, H1B Delay

The Trump administration implemented two major changes to its immigration policies during the last few days, and the full effect for employers remains to be seen. Between a replacement immigration Executive Order (EO) and the suspension of a fast-track process for H1B (highly skilled) worker visas, employers and their foreign employees may soon face new […]

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immigration

Q&A: Employment Authorization for Remote Workers

As we’ve discussed in recent articles, the Trump administration’s aggressive stance on immigration enforcement suggests that employers should also be prepared for an increase in workplace audits and document inspections from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). (For additional information on what to do if ICE comes knocking, see this article.)

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DOL Proposes June 9 Delay for Fiduciary Rule, Opens Comment Periods

by Jane Meacham, Contributing Editor The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on March 1 proposed a 60-day delay to June 9 of its so-called fiduciary rule on investment advice conflicts of interest and related exemptions, pushing back the rule’s original effective date of April 10. The DOL also opened two comment periods related to the […]

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immigration

Do Employees Know What to Do if ICE Comes Knocking?

The federal government recently announced increased enforcement of immigration policies, and that plan could include increased worksite visits. This means receptionists, crew managers, and others who would be the first point of contact need to know what to say—and what not to say—if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows up, according Lori Chesser, a […]

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overtime

Trump’s DOL Will Address Overtime Rule by May 1

The federal government has been granted more time to figure out what to do about overtime regulations that remain in judicial limbo. A federal appeals court on February 22 granted the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) its second extension in the proceedings, giving it until May 1 to take a position.

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