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Daniel M. Kowalski
Special Immigrant Juvenile Teleconference Recap

DHS, July 21, 2016 - "On June 16, 2016, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman hosted a public teleconference on issues related to the Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) program. Participants who joined the CIS Ombudsman...

Daniel M. Kowalski
OFLC Data Nerds Rejoice! - FY 2016 Q3 Data Posted by DOL

DOL, July 20, 2016 - " The OFLC PERM, H-2A, H-2B, Prevailing Wage, and H-1B program disclosure data files for Quarter 3 of FY 2016 are now available. Click here to access the disclosure files and corresponding record layouts."

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Thomas A. Robinson
Pennsylvania: Dual Capacity Tort Claim Fails Against Boss Who Owned Both the Bar and the Building

A Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed a trial court’s entry of a compulsory non-suit in plaintiff’s civil action filed against the defendant premises owner on the grounds that the lawsuit was barred by the exclusive remedy provisions of...

Thomas A. Robinson
Washington: Statute of Limitations For Claims Begins Day After Injury

Claimant’s application for workers’ compensation benefits was timely when he injured his back while working for the employer on September 29, 2010 and filed his application on September 29, 2011 in spite of the language in Wash. Rev. Code...

Thomas A. Robinson
Minnesota: Settlement Agreements May Close Out Future Consequential Injuries

Reversing the state’s Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Minnesota held that a workers’ compensation settlement agreement may close out not only the injury that was the subject of the agreement, but also conditions...

Thomas A. Robinson
Nebraska: Turning Ankle in Company Parking Lot is Not an “Unexplained” Injury

A worker who twisted her ankle when she took a step after exiting her vehicle in the employer’s parking lot did not sustained the sort of “unknown” cause of harm that would warrant the use of the positional risk doctrine to award her...