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  • New Development- The US Department of Homeland Security issues new guidance on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and El Salvador
    New Development- The US Department of Homeland Security issues new guidance on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and El Salvador

    Our October 26, 2018 blog addressed an October 3, 2018 preliminary injunction issued by US District Edward Chen, in the case of Ramos v. Nielsen, 18-cv-01554-EMC (Northern District of California, ...

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  • THE NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO ENGAGE IN A COOPERATIVE DIALOGUE WHEN EMPLOYEES REQUEST ACCOMMODATIONS
    THE NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO ENGAGE IN A COOPERATIVE DIALOGUE WHEN EMPLOYEES REQUEST ACCOMMODATIONS

    The New York City Human Rights Law has been amended to require employers to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” when an employee requests an accommodation pertaining to religious beliefs, disability, ...

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  • New Developments for beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status from Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras, and Sudan
    New Developments for beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status from Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras, and Sudan

    The Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for what is called “temporary protected status” (TPS) due to conditions in the country that ...

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  • THE 2020 DIVERSITY LOTTERY IS IN PROGRESS- CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY
    THE 2020 DIVERSITY LOTTERY IS IN PROGRESS- CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY

    Each year, the United States Department of State annually administers the statutorily-mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides ...

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  • COMPLIANCE UPDATE- NEW LAWS CONCERNING SEXUAL HARASSMENT
    COMPLIANCE UPDATE- NEW LAWS CONCERNING SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    We recently blogged, in relevant part, about the requirement that employers in New York State must provide annual sexual harassment training to all employees no later than January 1, 2019 and to new ...

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  • EMPLOYERS IN NEW YORK STATE- PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE NEW LAWS ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT
    EMPLOYERS IN NEW YORK STATE- PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE NEW LAWS ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    Based on new legal developments, as of October 9, 2018, all employers in New York State (regardless of size), are required to provide annual sexual harassment training to all employees, which must ...

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