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- Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawOctober 2019 Visa Bulletin – Most categories/countries return to July 2019 dates– EB-2 China retrogresses two yearsPosted on September 19, 2019 by Courtland C. WitherupThe Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process, or if already pending, when the final step can be adjudicated. Below is a summary of the October Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates... Continue Reading
- Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogAB 5 Is Making Waves in California by Changing the Way Businesses Classify WorkersPosted on September 19, 2019 by Laura P. WorsingerAB 5 is making waves in California by changing the way companies will classify workers. AB 5 codifies the ABC test adopted by the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.4th 903 (“Dynamex”). In Dynamex, the Court held that for violations of California’s wage orders, a worker is presumed to be an employee, unless the business proves the following: Read More › Tags: Labor Law
- Blog: Waller Law BlogPanic at the Disco: Where is my liquor license renewal?Posted on September 18, 2019 by William T. Cheek III
- Blog: Labor & Employment InsightsNever Too Late to Arbitrate? Tips on Getting Your Agreement OnPosted on September 17, 2019 by Bridget Warren and Anne R. YuengertDo your employees sign arbitration agreements? If so, do your arbitration agreements prevent employees from joining class actions against your company? Does your company want to start requiring arbitration agreements? If “yes” is the answer to any of these questions, some recent court decisions raise a few issues to keep in mind. Let’s first take...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsNo Nonce-nse: MTD Products Inc. v. Iancu Untangles Means-Plus-Function InterpretationPosted on September 11, 2019 by Kelvin VargheseIn MTD Products Inc. v. Iancu, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit described how to identify a means-plus-function limitation under 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6. In particular, the court clarified that the question of whether § 112, ¶ 6 applies is distinct from the determination of what structure corresponds […] The post No Nonce-nse: MTD Products Inc. v. Iancu Untangles Means-Plus-Function Interpretation appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.