Employers Should Continue Using Current I-9 Form

By: Elizabeth Coonan | 08.13.2012

The I-9 Form should be used for all newly-hired employees to verify their identity and authorization to work in the United States. USCIS has advised Read…

Key Provisions of 2010 Healthcare Reform Legislation for Small (under 50) Employers

By: Alice Eastman Helle | 07.28.2012

NOTE:  Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with the exception that the Federal government’s power to terminate Medicaid Read…

Key Provisions of 2010 Healthcare Reform Legislation for Large (50+) Employers

By: Alice Eastman Helle | 06.28.2012

NOTE: Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with the exception that the Federal government’s power to terminate Medicaid Read…

H-1B Cap Has Been Reached

By: Elizabeth Coonan | 06.12.2012

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on June 12, 2012, that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B Petitions to reach the statutory Read…

The United States Patent System - The Change is Coming! - Part II

By: David Breiner | 06.06.2012

As outlined in my previous article, the America Invents Act (AIA) will move the United States patent system from a first-to-invent system to a first-to-file Read…

The United States Patent System - The Change is Coming! - Part I

By: David Breiner | 05.24.2012

Historically, the United States patent system has been a first-to-invent system. That is, in a competition between two inventors seeking a patent on the same Read…

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