Category Archives: Immigration

Sep 12, 2016  |   By Manori de Silva →

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN U.S. AND EUROPEAN LABOR LAWS: Part 2 Severance Payments

If you are an American seeking to do business in Europe, or vice versa, it is useful to have an overview of the cultural and legal differences between the two continents to understand how these impact the respective work cultures.  As each state in the U.S. and each country in Europe has its own quirks, it would be impossible to cover all variables.  This series     Continue reading

Posted in Featured, General Business, Immigration, International, Wage Payment   |  

Aug 22, 2016  |   By Manori de Silva →

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN U.S. AND EUROPEAN LABOR LAWS: Part 1 Minimum Wage

If you are an American seeking to do business in Europe, or vice versa, it is useful to have an overview of the cultural and legal differences between the two continents to understand how these impact the respective work cultures.  As each state in the U.S. and each country in Europe has its own quirks, it would be impossible to cover all variables.  This series     Continue reading

Posted in Fair Labor Standards Act, Featured, Hiring and On-boarding, Immigration, International, Minimum Wage, Wage Payment   |  

Aug 5, 2016  |   By Todd Stanton →

Stanton Law Radio Time!

Manori de Silva is taking on the International Sector at Stanton Law. Qualified as an attorney in England (solicitor) and the United States, she uses her understanding of cultural differences to help European companies to do business in the United States. She also helps American companies navigate the complex web of worker protections in Europe. Click here to check out Todd and Manori on air with Atlanta’s Business Radio!         Continue reading

Posted in Fair Labor Standards Act, Featured, General Business, Hiring and On-boarding, Immigration, Labor Relations, Respectful Workplace, Uncategorized, Wage Payment   |  

Apr 26, 2013  |   By Todd Stanton →

Updated Form I-9 Becomes Effective May 8th

The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a newly revamped and reformatted Form I-9, along with corresponding instructions and M-274 Handbook for Employers. The new form, with revision date “(Rev. 03/08/13) N,” must be used effective May 8th, after which date employers should no longer submit forms bearing the revision dates (Rec. 08/07/09) Y or (Rev. 02/02/09) N.  Enforcement of Form I-9 compliance     Continue reading

Posted in Best HR Practices, Document Retention, Featured, Hiring and On-boarding, Immigration   |  

Jun 11, 2012  |   By Todd Stanton →

Touching on the Most Common Issues

Most employers are too busy with their day-to-day operations to expend much bandwidth wringing their hands over the nuances of employment-law compliance.  With this in mind, take a quick look at a rundown of the four most common employment law issues we see in our practice.  Simply knowing that these land mines are out there can go a long way towards avoiding serious problems down     Continue reading

Posted in Best HR Practices, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Featured, Immigration, Overtime, Worker Classification   |  

Jan 4, 2012  |   By Todd Stanton →

Is Your Company Ready for Georgia’s E-Verify Mandate?

Starting January 1, 2012, Georgia employers with 500 or more employees must enroll and use E-Verify, the online federal work authorization program that determines the immigration status of new hires. The mandate will trickle down to companies with between 100 and 499 employees on July 1, 2012, and companies with 10 to 99 employees must begin using E-Verify by July 1, 2013. For the purposes     Continue reading

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