Ending DACA: What Employers Should Know

From my Immigration Law Colleague: Close to 800,000 U.S. residents are believed to have DACA status nationwide. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program allows people who arrived in the U.S. as undocumented immigrant children to avoid deportation and to obtain two-year renewable work authorization cards (EAD). On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff… More

Government Contractor Wage Disclosure Obligations, and Federal Agencies Focus on Retaliation

Update: Government Employers Must Provide Pay Transparency As we reported in our November 23, 2016 Employment Alert, a Texas judge issued a preliminary injunction in response to President Obama’s Fair and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673. This Executive Order: (1) directed prospective contractors to disclose labor law violations and provided an explanation on how they… More

“New” Expanded Parental Leave in Montgomery County, and EEOC’s Enforcement Priorities

Clarification on Sick and Safe Leave for Parents in Montgomery County As most employers know, the Montgomery County Sick and Safe leave law permits employees to use leave for the following: (1) Treatment of employee’s mental or physical illness, injury, or condition or caring for a family member with the same; (2) Obtaining medical care… More