Developing Legal Theory Allows DACA Recipients to Sue Under Section 1981


It has long been thought that an employer may refuse to hire a foreign worker who: (1) is not currently authorized to work or (2) will require future visa sponsorship to work for the employer. A new legal theory has developed challenging this traditional thinking.
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What to Do When You Find Yourself in the Data Breach Club


In the wake of the latest massive data breach, this one involving Equifax, more and more companies are likely wondering what they should do in the event that they are faced with a data breach that exposes the personal data of their employees or customers.
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1099 or W-2? How to Classify Workers in the Gig Economy and Why It Matters


Uber and other ride sharing companies have been at the forefront of the “gig economy” where websites and mobile applications (commonly called “apps”) connect workers to customers who need a temporary service.
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Feeling Discouraged About Immigration?


Feeling Discouraged About Immigration? You are not alone.
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U.S. District Court Strikes Down DOL’s Overtime Rule


On August 31, 2017, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Plano, Texas abrogated the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) regulations with respect to overtime pay (the “Overtime Rule”).
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