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DOL Seeks Feedback on Overtime Rules

In a Proposed Rule published in last week’s Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) asked for feedback from the public, including employers, on its...

New Form I-9 Released

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new Form I-9 on July 17, 2017. This new version of I-9 bears the 07/17/2017N revision date with an...

Premium Processing Returns for Some Nonprofits

On April 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) suspended premium processing for all H-1B petitions. Under premium processing, USCIS would expedite and review...

DOL to Rescind 2011 Rule on Tip Pooling

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced plans to rescind a 2011 regulation that restricts employers’ use of tip pools. The current regulation prevents service-industry employers...

New Form I-9 Coming July 17

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has indicated that a new version of Form I-9 will be released on July 17, 2017. This new version, replacing...

DOL Revives Opinion Letters

In a move that is widely seen as good news for employers, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced June 27 that it would reinstate its...