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PERM Labor Certification Approval for Indian Endodontist Beneficiary and Dental Group Petitioner in Cleveland Ohio

CASE: PERM Labor Certification    EMPLOYER: Dental Group in Cleveland, OHBENEFICIARY: Indian Endodontist   Our client is from India, who is currently working in the United States as an associate endodontist under her OPT. Her current employer is willing to do an … Continue reading

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New York State Department of Labor Misclassification – Delivery Workers Were Independent Contractors

In a major victory for businesses, the NYS Appellate Division ruled that Postmates Inc. did not misclassify couriers as independent contractors.  On or about June 21, 2018, the court’s decision, In the Matter of the Claim of Luis A. Vega … Continue reading

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Prison labor: a boon to greater patenting?

Few topics engage IP thinkers today more than looking for correlates to innovation. One rough way to do this is to identify factors that correlate in a greater (or lesser) fashion with patents. This Kat recognizes that patents are nor a … Continue reading

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[David E. Bernstein] Lochner and Child Labor

The Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis yesterday, holding that as matter of federal law arbitration agreements take precedent over class action lawsuits, saw many liberals comparing the decision to Lochner v. New York, an infamous 1905 case … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds That Employer Sponsored Arbitration Programs do not Violate National Labor Relations Act

On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ____ (2018), holding that mandatory employer-sponsored arbitration agreements do not offend the National Labor Relations Act … Continue reading

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