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Attorneys lay out immigration reform wish list (access required)

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When congressional lawmakers return from the summer recess on Sept. 9, they could decide to take up an issue that has stalled in Washington for decades: immigration reform. Although the momentum that existed earlier this year among lawmakers of both ...

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EEOC puts new focus on severance agreements (access required)

For most employers, employee severance agreements are essential tools for ensuring that the end of an employment relationship doesn’t lead to litigation. But a recent lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that an overly-broad severance agreement itself violated ...

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Issues remain despite NLRB confirmations (access required)

WASHINGTON – The Senate’s confirmation of all five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board may end some of the uncertainty that has loomed over the controversial agency for years. But it does not signal an end to the battles ...

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