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  • Using E Visas–Sourcing Talent the E-sy Way

    Employers searching for skilled workers should not overlook the powerful but somewhat obscure immigration tool, the E visa. While use of this visa is dependent on certain treaty laws, qualifying organizations may employ the E visa to hire executives, managers or essential employees which can provide needed options for companies struggling to replace employees in... Continue Reading
    June 2, 2022
  • Manufacturing Labor Shortage: Cultivating Skilled Labor by Engaging Local Communities

    The worker shortage in manufacturing has been exacerbated by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, which erased over a decade of job gains in the manufacturing sector, eliminating more than 1.4 million positions, according to a report by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute (MI). To counter the trend, manufacturers should consider working with local schools and youth... Continue Reading…
    July 27, 2021
  • Labor Board Sets New Standard for Determining Joint Employer Status

    A sharply divided National Labor Relations Board has announced a new standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (Aug. 27, 2015). One of the most significant decisions issued by the Board in recent years, it is likely to impact the labor … Continue Reading
    September 2, 2015