Resources - 2014


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Schwartz Hannum E-Alerts: April 2014 – August 2014


  • USCIS Expands Hunt For Fraud: Site Visit Program Now Includes L-1 Visa Petitioners (July 19, 2014)
  • Mandated Paid Sick Leave For Employees: NYC And Beyond (July 24, 2014)
  • Summer Updates For Massachusetts Independent Schools (July 14, 2014)
  • Independent Schools: Foreign Exchange Programs Raise Student Visa Issues (June 16, 2014)
  • More News From Massachusetts:  Updates To Background Check Regulations And Expansion Of Anti-Bullying Legislation (May 1, 2014)
  • Independent Schools, Summer Programs And Summer Projects: The Heat Is On! (April 21, 2014)
  • 2015 H-1B Visa Cap Has Been Reached, But Options Remain For Employers (April 11, 2014)


Labor & Employment Law Update: June 2014


  • Independent Schools Face Immigration Obstacles In Hiring Foreign Employees
  • Massachusetts Wage Act Does Not Preclude Common-Law Claims For Unpaid Wages
  • Employers Face Growing Trend Of Laws Targeting Discrimination Against The Unemployed
  • Employers Beware: New NLRB Rules Will Radically Streamline Union Election Process
  • Massachusetts Schools: Employee And Point Of Contact Fingerprinting Has Begun
  • Union Rights For Student Athletes? NLRB Decision Creates A Whole New Ball Game For Colleges And Universities
  • Schwartz Hannum PC Attorneys Recognized For Participation In Marathon Assistance Project


Media: January 2014 – June 2014


  • As ‘ACA’ Kicks In, Some Mass. Requirements Survive (New England In-House)
  • Religious Attire, Grooming Subject Of New EEOC Workplace Guidance (Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, Idaho Business Review)
  • Sara Schwartz Quoted in “Brand Equity: Protecting Your School In A Counterfeit Culture” (NBOA Net Assets)
  • NLRB: Employers May Not Require Confidentiality In All Internal Investigations (NAMWOLF Newsletter)
  • Despite Rulings, NLRB Expected To Bar Class-Action Waivers (New England In-House)
  • Will Hannum Weighs In On Unpaid Internships (Boston Globe Magazine)