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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On May 19, 2008, the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) published in the Federal Register a final rule and adopted a new VETS-100 form. The rule

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The cruise ship line NCL America, Inc. will pay $485,000 to seven former employees to settle a lawsuit brought by the EEOC alleging the company discharged seven Middle Eastern crew members from

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The EEOC announced that Rochester Highway Products will pay $375,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The EEOC alleged that the owner, president, vice president and

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio) has introduced the Fair Pay Act of 2008 (S. 2945) requiring that time limits for filing pay discrimination claims begin to run when the employee “knew or

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

A Dallas/Fort Worth-based restaurant chain will pay $1 million and furnish significant remedial relief to settle a sex bias lawsuit filed by the EEOC. The lawsuit alleged the restaurant

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

The EEOC announced that Specialty Restaurants Corporation based in Anaheim, California, will pay $625,000 to claimants who alleged they were sexually harassed by inappropriate touching,

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

We are pleased to pass on an invitation from the Pacific Region ILG to register for the 26th annual Industry Liaison Group National Conference scheduled for July 29, 2008 – August 1, 2008.

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a notice in yesterday’s Federal Register seeking a three-year extension on the approval of the Supply and Service

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The EEOC has announced a major settlement of a racial harassment lawsuit for $1,650,000 and significant remedial relief against Conectiv, and subcontractors on behalf of African American

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to the E-Verify employment authorization program intended to reduce the mismatch rate. Starting May 5, the E-Verify

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