On Labor Day September 7, 2015 during his meeting with labor leaders in Boston President Obama signed his Executive Order requiring companies that work under contracts with the federal government to extend a paid sick leave to their employees. Federal contractors’ employees are about 300,000 people. They will get this benefit. But it is still a fraction of our labor market. Most employees in various sectors of the national economy still don’t have it. According to Mr. Obama, right now about 40% of private sector workers, or about 44 million people in the U.S. “don’t have access to paid sick leave.” Under the terms of the Executive Order the employees […]
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Immigration to the USA is usually a complicated and long process. Sometimes you will need an immigration attorney right from the very beginning in order to understand whether you are qualified and what your chances are. Your next step, when you are already here, would be to look for a job. This is also a painstaking process that may take months. You will dramatically increase your chances, if you get acquainted with some basics of the US immigration and employment law.
This site aims at helping you better understand major immigration and employment rules and trends in the USA and the State of New York.
- New York New $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage
- How Reliable Are Pre-Employment Tests?
- Can Illegal Immigrants Be Legally Paid? – Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB, 535 U.S. 137 (2002)
- Is Nepotism Always Illegal? – Kotch v. Board of River Port Pilot Commissioners, 330 U.S. 552 (1947)
- Patronage In Employment – Rutan v. Republican Party, 497 U.S. 62 (1990)