Legal Blogs and Updates

Posts from February 2024.

On January 9, 2024, the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) released its final rule amending the existing criteria used to differentiate between independent contractors and employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule will become effective on March 11, 2024.

Key Takeaways:

  • There’s a new EPA reporting requirement that applies to businesses that manufactured, processed or imported products including articles containing forever chemicals, which are especially common in construction materials and consumer goods.
  • There are no minimum ...
Immigration Newsletter - February 2024

USCIS Fee Hike Takes Effect April 1, 2024

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has moved forward with its plan to increase its fees, with new fees becoming effective on April 1, 2023. It has been eight years since the last fee increase, and USCIS has stated that a significant increase is ...


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