Weekly catch-up

The FLSA hurts women? Heather Owen, partner in our Jacksonville Office and proprietor of FOCUS, our women's leadership Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisblog, begins a three-part series on how the Fair Labor Standards Act, with its lack of flexibility, is unfair to women (non-exempt women, anyway), who continue to assume more responsibility for child care, elder care, and other domestic duties, in addition to their work outside the home. I'm not sure I agree with Heather, but the discussion promises to be interesting and thought-provoking.

The scoop on that H-1B Executive Order. President Trump signed an executive order this week with some fairly unspecific directives aimed at ensuring that H-1B visas go to highly skilled, highly compensated foreign workers. What does it really mean for employers? Penni Bradshaw, co-chair of our Immigration Practice Group, and Will Krasnow, partner in our Boston Office, tell you what you need to know.

Image Credit: From flickr, Creative Commons license, by Jelene Morris.

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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