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The Obama administration proposes rules that allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to obtain employment in the United States

The Obama administration proposes rules that allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to obtain employment in the United States

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, the Obama administration unveiled proposed rules that would grant employment authorization to spouses of skilled workers (H-1B visas holders) that have been sponsored by their employers for permanent employment in the United States. Currently, 85,000 new H-1B visas are issued each year, 20,000 of which ... Read More »

Appellate court rules that trial court failed to consider city ordinance prohibiting workplace discrimination

Appellate court rules that trial court failed to consider city ordinance prohibiting workplace discrimination

In October 2011, James Hoover, assistant superintendent in charge of operations at the City of Elyria’s water pumping plant, made several racially discriminatory comments toward Lamont Jackson, an African-American, part-time employee; calling him “Black Buck,” “Big Black Buck,” and “BBB” throughout the work day. These comments were made in front ... Read More »

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