U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has confirmed that it will accept employment-based I-485, adjustment of status applications, based on the U.S. Department of State’s March 2023 Visa Bulletin’s “Dates for Filing” visa applications chart.
Archives for March 1, 2023
Is It Compensable? Federally Recognized Holidays
February 20, 2023, was Presidents’ Day, one of several federal holidays occurring throughout the year in the United States. Private-sector employers are not required by federal law to give employees any federal holidays off. Nevertheless, many private companies provide at least some federal holidays off for their employees. Are those
H1B Registration: A Lottery of Sorts
An H1B visa or status is available for “specialty occupations,” those that require theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and the attainment of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent as a minimum requirement to perform the job duties.
Jackson Lewis’ Indianapolis Office Spotlighted as One of the Best Places to Work
Jackson Lewis’ Indianapolis office is spotlighted among best places to work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in “Best Places to Work in Indiana Companies Named for 2023,” published by Indiana Chamber.
How Modern Manufacturing Plants Can Protect Against Ransomware, Cyberattacks
To help protect against criminal ransomware and cyberattacks, modern manufacturing plants should ensure they have reasonable physical, administrative, and technical safeguards in place.
EMILY CHASE-SOSNOFF SELECTED FOR ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE’S 2023 GLASS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Emily Chase-Sosnoff, Partner in the firm’s Tampa office, has been selected to participate in the Anti-Defamation League’s 2023 Glass Leadership Institute (“GLI”).
Delta Pilots Approve Contract Raising Pay by 34%
The agreement could affect negotiations between pilots’ unions and other large airlines.
Owners and Managers of Kingston Properties Pay $240,000 in Sex Harassment Settlement
New Property Owners Will Not Employ Managers Who Engaged in or Allowed Harassment
Starbucks Violated Labor Law in Buffalo Union Drive, Judge Rules
The decision cited “egregious and widespread misconduct,” including illegal monitoring and firing of workers. Starbucks signaled that it would appeal.
How A.I. Can Help
ChatGPT is changing how people work. That can be scary. But for now, most jobs are still safe.
Say And Mean It: Don’t Just Ask For Authenticity In The Workplace, Make Space For It To Show Up
Leaders requesting employees to show up, interact, and engage as their authentic selves must conquer the hill of gaining employees’ trust to achieve this goal.
Why hiring more women won’t make the workplace fairer
Companies are focusing on equity, not just equality
It’s Time To Embrace Mental Health Discussions In The Workplace. Here’s Why
Living in a rapidly changing world filled with uncertainty takes a toll on all of us—especially when it comes to our mental health.
Can Five Generations Coexist In The Workplace?
Five generations are actively in the workforce. The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation-X, Millennials and Generation-Z bring different mindsets and expectations to the office.
The 10 most innovative workplace companies of 2023
These companies are enhancing collaboration and productivity for increasingly distributed and hybrid workforces.