Immigration Law

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NLRB on Unions, E-Verify: The Ruprecht Co. and UNITE HERE Local 1
Posted on 20 Sep 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Ruprecht Co. and UNITE HERE Local 1 - "Respondent violated the Act by unilaterally transferring bargaining unit work to temporary employment agency employees, unilaterally enrolling in E-Verify, dealing directly with bargaining unit employees... Read More

Tags: E-Verify , NLRB

NLRB ALJ Orders Compensation, Reclassification for Immigration Court Interpreters
Posted on 14 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nina Agrawal, L.A. Times, Mar. 14, 2018 - "The company that provides the vast majority of interpreters in immigration courts nationwide illegally retaliated against some of them for organizing and must offer them reinstatement and back pay, a judge... Read More

News Excerpts From the April 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 23 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

H-2B Interim Final Rule Expected in April | On March 4, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida vacated the Department of Labor's (DOL) 2008 H-2B regulations on the ground that the DOL lacks authority under the INA... Read More

Settlement ends long-running dispute involving immigrant workers at New York food wholesaler
Posted on 9 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A kosher food product wholesaler in New York has agreed to settle a long-running NLRB case by paying $186,000 to former employees who lost their jobs in the midst of a union organizing campaign. The settlement culminates a lengthy effort... Read More

NLRB Orders Reinstatement Of Undocumented Bakery Workers
Posted on 1 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a New York City bakery to give back jobs to several undocumented immigrants it axed over a decade ago for participating in protected labor activities, provided they can show they are allowed to work... Read More

NLRB OGC Memo: Updated Procedures in Addressing Immigration Status Issues that Arise During Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings
Posted on 11 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The NLRA protects all employees covered by the Act regardless of immigration status; however, immigration status issues may affect remedies and present certain obstacles for enforcing the Act. This memorandum provides updated procedures that will... Read More

Tags: immigration , status , ogc , memo , NLRB

NLRB and OSC sign MOU
Posted on 9 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department announced today that the Civil Rights Division’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Labor Relations... Read More

NLRB Memo: Case Handling Instructions for Compliance Cases after Flaum Appetizing Corp.
Posted on 9 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The decision in Flaum instructs that the Board will not allow a respondent to use Board processes to launch a fishing expedition aimed at discovering unanticipated evidence that might mitigate its backpay liability under Hoffman Plastics."... Read More

Tags: hoffman , flaum , backpay , NLRB