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LexisNexis Survey Shows Law Students Feel Unprepared for New Economic Reality

Law students are feeling the impact of the current turmoil in the legal industry according to a major LexisNexis survey. The poll shows that a majority of current law school students feel ill-equipped for the business of law, and many are considering alternative careers as a result of the uncertain future...

Census Says Women Equal to Men in Advanced Degrees

WASHINGTON (AP) - Women are now just as likely as men to have completed college and to hold an advanced degree, part of an accelerating trend of educational gains that have shielded women from recent job losses. Yet they continue to lag behind men in pay. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers...

High Court Says Black Firefighter Lawsuit Can Proceed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a group of African Americans did not wait too long to sue Chicago over a hiring test they challenged as discriminatory, freeing them to further press their case. It is the second time in as many years that the high court. . . . Full version...

Six Ways to Control Transportation-Related WC Costs

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - While the average vehicle crash cost to an employer, according to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is $16,500, it rises to $74,000 when a worker is injured in the crash. Whether you manage a full fleet or a few vehicles, this is a high...

Ex-AG To Be Questioned In Lawsuit Over His Tenure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Fallout continues from the politically tinged firings of U.S. attorneys in the administration of George W. Bush, with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to undergo questioning Monday in a civil case against the Justice Department. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers...

An Employer's Guide to Hiring International Students

Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of international students are in the United States on temporary visas (i.e., not U.S. citizens or permanent residents). These students have many assets to offer employers, including their multicultural and/or multilingual skills, their ability to adapt to a challenging...

USCIS Hiring Entry-Level Attorneys

SALARY RANGE: $50,287.00 to $78,355.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, January 17, 2013 to Sunday, February 17, 2013 Job Announcement Number:CIS-826700-COU

The BIA is Hiring

"Job Title: Board Member, Board of Immigration Appeals Department: Department Of Justice Agency: Executive Office for Immigration Review Job Announcement Number: EOIR-13-0028 SALARY RANGE: $119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Friday, March 08, 2013 to Monday, April 08...

LeClairRyan: Trial Court Dismisses Negligent Hiring, Retention Claims Against Motor Carrier

A New Hampshire trial court recently ruled that negligent hiring and retention claims asserted against a motor carrier on behalf of persons seriously injured in a multi-vehicle accident are redundant of the motor carrier's vicarious liability and thus subject to dismissal. The ruling in Milton, et...

The AAO is Hiring Appeals Officers: $107,325 to $139,523 / Per Year

Short fuse! Application window closes Friday, June 12, 2015. Job Title: APPEALS OFFICER Department: Department of Homeland Security Agency: Citizenship and Immigration Services Job Announcement Number:CIS-PJN-1422318-AAO SALARY RANGE: $107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD...

EOIR Hiring New BIA Member(s)

USAJOBS - Job Title: Board Member SALARY RANGE: $123,175.00 to $185,100.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Friday, February 19, 2016 to Friday, March 18, 2016

Denver Sheriff Dept. Settles I-9 Citizenship Discrimination Complaints with DOJ

DOJ, Nov. 21, 2016 - "The Justice Department reached a settlement today resolving claims that the Denver Sheriff Department discriminated against work-authorized immigrants in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The Denver Sheriff Department is the largest sheriff department...