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Schwartz Hannum E-Alerts: October 2015 – April2016


  • To I-9 Or Not To I-9: When Must Employers Re-Verify Seasonal And Other “Rehired” Employees? (April 6, 2016)
  • Federal Appeals Court Upholds NLRB’s Close Scrutiny Of Employer Policies (February 29, 2016)
  • 2016 Is Here! Time To Review And Update Your Employment Policies (February 9, 2016)
  • Employers Should Start Planning Now For Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Visas (January 20, 2016)
  • Ring In The New Year – And Increases In State Minimum Wage Rates (December 30, 2015)
  • Universities Should Prepare For Likely Return Of Graduate Student Union Organizing (November 19, 2015)
  • Back On Campus: Fall Focus For Independent Schools (October 13, 2015)


Labor & Employment Law Update: December 2015


  • NLRB Hands Unions Another Victory With Joint Employer Decision
  • Federal Agencies Announce New Rules For H-2B Visa Program
  • Tips For Effectively Dealing With Pro Se Litigants
  • DOL Poised To Expand Overtime Eligibility Dramatically Through New FLSA Regulations
  • Non-Discrimination Statements: In Sync And In Line With Your School’s Mission
  • Universities Should Prepare For Likely Return Of Graduate Student Union Organizing


Media: May 2015 – February 2016


  • Will Hannum Quoted Among “Favorite Employment Lawyers” (Law360)
  • Cases Highlight Risk of FMLA Estoppel Claims By Employees (New England In-House)
  • Sara Schwartz Quoted In “Automatic Re-Enrollment: ‘Til Graduation Do We Part” (NBOA Net Assets)
  • Will Hannum Quoted In “New England Prep Schools Overhaul Sex Ed Programs After Rape Trial” (Reuters)
  • Will Hannum Quoted In “As Students Return To St. Paul’s, Specter Of Trial And School Culture Questions Linger” (New Hampshire Public Radio)
  • Feds Take Aim At Sexual Orientation, Gender ID Bias (New England In-House)
  • SCA May Not Bar Disclosure Of Parties’ Emails (New England In-House)