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Friday, March 28, 2008

Week In Review (March 28, 2008)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“http://www.elinfonet.com/headcount.php?ID=12959”>Employer Immigration Alert - H-1B Visas.</A>
Employers—please note that all petitions for new H-1B visas should be fi led with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) on APRIL 1, 2008 to ensure that they have a chance of being adjudicated. As you know, the U.S. government limits the number of new H-1B visas for professionals to 65,000 each year, with limited exceptions. Last year, 124,000 H-1B petitions were received between April 1 and April 3, forcing USCIS to develop a lottery selection process to determine which petitions would be adjudicated.
Located On: Vedder Price

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >Georgia Court of Appeals Reiterates Narrow Scope of Non-Solicitation Clauses.</A>
In a recent opinion, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s decision to uphold the validity of non-solicitation and non-compete clauses in an employment agreement. The appellate court’s reversal of the trial court decision was premised on a strict reading of Georgia case law that delineates the permissible scope of non-solicitation clauses.
Located On: Ford & Harrison LLP

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<a TARGET=“_blank”]Here’s why young folks leave jobs[/url]
Post and Courier - March 24, 2008

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 03/28 at 10:16 AM
Week in Review