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How the New Presidential Proclamation Regarding Non-Immigrant Visas Affects Your Company

Presidential Proclamation On June 22, 2020, the White House announced an extension and expansion of Proclamation 10014, which was originally announced on April 22, 2020 and restricted the issuance of and entry on immigrant visas.  The new visa ban expands the restrictions to certain non-immigrant categories.… Continue Reading

Employee Privacy by Design: Guidance for Employers Beginning to Comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act

On September 13, 2019, the California Senate and Assembly unanimously passed an amendment to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) that places onerous obligations on employers and entitles employees to statutory damages for data breaches.  The landmark measure—AB 25—awaits Governor Newsom’s signature (or veto).  Regardless of whether AB 25 is signed into law, CCPA applies … Continue Reading

Hiring Personnel in New York: Dos and Don’ts – Part 1

Part I: Advertising and Interviewing Foreign companies expanding their operations to the U.S. through New York usually handle their U.S. hiring process like the way they do back in their home country. They should not. While many states place restrictions on the hiring process, New York offers extensive and singular protection to prospective employees whose content … Continue Reading
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