EEOC Respondent Portal Reopened

Employers with deadlines to respond to Charges of Discrimination filed with the EEOC received a de facto extension of time when the federal government partially...

Alert! Utah Introduces Two Important Bills

The 2019 Utah Legislative Session began January 28, 2019, and will run through March 14, 2019. During the first week of the session, the legislature...

Changes to H1-B Program

In a press release issued on January 30, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced changes to the application process for the H1-B visa...

OSHA Rescinds Electronic Filing Requirement

In response to concerns raised by employers and others, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rescinded its regulation that certain employers (i.e., those with 250...

Positive Performance Management for the New Workplace

Progressive discipline is rooted in the decades-old mindset that treating people progressively worse will cause them to improve, or at least protect the organization from...

ALERT: E-Verify Resumes Operation

With the partial government shutdown currently over, E-Verify has resumed operations. Employers may again submit employment verification cases for new hires. E-Verify posted guidance on...

Discernment for Effective Leaders

Being an effective leader requires discernment. Truly effective leaders are able to see beneath the surface of things and to foresee opportunities (and potential threats)...