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H1-B Visa

FY 2024 H-1B Lottery Season is Underway: Plan Ahead!

The purpose of this article is to educate those impacted by H-1B status, including both employers and employees, and how to plan for the H-1B registration process for this year. Background For each fiscal year, Congress set a regular annual quota of 65,000 H-1B visas slots. 6,800 of those visas

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Work From Home is Here to Stay: What H-1B Holders Should Know

Recently, Bloomberg reported that remote work is more popular than ever. Employees with H-1B visas have been navigating the potential hazards of remote work for two years. Many of the Covid-19 policies remain in place, although set to expire. Some like the I-9 compliance flexibilities, may become permanent as DHS

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The Future of Non-Compete Agreements in New York and New Jersey

New York and New Jersey may be joining the growing list of states that seek limit enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment contracts. Restrictive covenants, in the context of employment agreements, are provisions that prohibit employees from engaging in certain activities post-employment. Non-compete agreements restrict employees from working for a

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New York Now Requires All Private Employers Provide Notice of Electronic Communications Monitoring

Right to Privacy in the Workplace? Nope! But New York Now Requires All Private Employers Provide Notice of Electronic Communications Monitoring

Hey employers! It’s time to update those handbooks (again). Updated New York Employment Privacy Laws went into effect this spring. Have you updated your employment handbook or other onboarding documents yet? Employers may have several legitimate reasons why they wish to monitor or surveil employees’ electronic communications. Employers looking to

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