Since the Aug. 27, 2015 decision of the National Labor Relations Board in Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186, in which the NLRB swept away 30 years of precedent to rewrite the definition of who is a joint employer, employers and their advocates have been considering how this decision will impact employer liability in other contexts.
The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Discrimination (OSC) has been very busy in the last few weeks. While many employers and their employees have been enjoying traditional August vacations, the OSC has been conducting investigations, bringing suit and issuing advisory opinions on discrimination and compliance in the I-9 process.
On May 1, 2013 US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began the roll-out of its new electronic I-94 system.