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  • Mariana Bravo and Kelly Lippincott Present “LOVE & MARRIAGE… Getting Insurance Coverage for Complex Claims without Causing the Insured and the Insurance Company to Get a Divorce”

    On March 20, 2015, Mariana Bravo moderated and Kelly Lippincott presented on the four-person panel: “Love & Marriage…Getting Insurance Coverage for Complex Claims Without Causing the Insured and the Insurance Company to Get a Divorce,” at the Hispanic National Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference in San Antonio, Texas.  The presentation provided an overview of the [...]

  • Tina Maiolo to Present “H-1B Visa was Granted, Now What?”

    H-1B Visa 2015 Webinar Series: H-1B Visa was Granted, Now What? Staying out of Trouble – How to Ensure that H-1B Employers Comply with Federal Immigration Law and Regulations Can you name the distinct federal agencies that enforce and regulate work-related immigration policies in the United States? These agencies have recently stepped up their efforts [...]

  • Tom McCally to Present on DC Legislative Updates

    On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, Tom McCally will present to the Human Resources section of the Association of Legal Administrators. The presentation will address topics including the Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014, Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment Act of 2014, Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2014, Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act [...]

  • Maryland Court of Appeals Holds That Security Guard Companies Cannot be Held Strictly Liable for the Wrongful Acts of their Employees

    On March 2, 2015, the Maryland Court of Appeals in Antonio v. SSA Security, Inc. (Misc. No. 1, September Term, 2014), held that the Maryland Security Guards Act, Md. Code Bus. Occ. & Prof § 19-501, does not impose strict liability or otherwise expand vicarious liability for the employees of Maryland security guards. In Antonio, [...]

  • Tina Maiolo Presents H1-B Webinar: “How to Beat the Odds”

    The April 1, 2015, deadline for H-1B visa petitions is quickly approaching!  Have you started the process?  Have you requested your Prevailing Wage Determination?  Do you have your documents in order?  Do you know the fees? If you missed the webinar on February 25, 2015, please click here for access to the recorded webinar. If [...]

  • New Year, New Employment Laws

    With the start of the New Year, employers should resolve to take action to ensure that employment policies and practices are in compliance with recently enacted and revised laws.  In addition to federal laws such as OSHA that impact employers across the nation, District of Columbia employers are now subject to (or soon will be [...]