Rutan v. Republican Party is a U.S. Supreme Court case. The Court finds that “promotions, transfers, and recalls after layoffs” on the basis of “political affiliation or support” are illegal. In 1980 Illinois Governor James Thompson issued an executive order that prohibited hiring new state employees for “every agency, bureau, board, or commission” subject to his control. The order emphasized that “no exceptions are permitted” and that permissions for hiring must be obtained through a special agency created by the Governor for this purpose. This action affected nearly 60,000 state positions. Governor Thompson used the system in order to screen the candidates for the state employee positions and limit the […]
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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)