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Obesity in EU Countries Causes Legal and Health Concerns
The European Union’s Court of Justice ruled that obesity can be considered a disability under certain conditions.

Immigration Issues Remain Unresolved
Congress can’t get it together on immigration, courts are blocking major White House actions and the Obama administration is keeping employers waiting for regulatory guidance. On all fronts, key employment-related immigration issues are up in the air.

Critics Oppose Proposal to Raise H-1B Visa Cap
While employers lobby for more work visas in legislation, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and congressional witnesses heaped criticism on the potential expansion of the H-1B visa program during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing held March 17, 2015.

Job Market Drives Record Demand for H-1B Visas
Many job market analysts estimate that employer requests for the coveted H-1B visas could top 200,000—with some saying that number could approach a quarter-million.

H-2B Program Revived for Now
The H-2B visa program is up and running again, at least for now. Despite an injunction that led to the program’s suspension, Laurie Flanagan, a co-chair of the H-2B Workforce Coalition, said she thought the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) should not have shut the program down.


Guidance May Reduce Denials of L-1B Visa Requests

5 Labor Trafficking Victims in Mississippi Awarded $14M

GOP Resurrects E-Verify Mandate




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Top Talent Management Trends for India in 2015 Identifying top talent—critical employees with unique skills and the leaders of tomorrow—has meant looking at new solutions and offerings, redefining competitive advantage, restructuring as well as strategic talent management.

Learning Management Systems Top 2015 Predictions
My prediction that learning management would finally have its day was based on three simple premises, writes Hive Tech HR's CEO Jeremy Ames, whose speaking at the SHRM HR Tech Conference & Expostion in India later next month. You can read his predictions by clicking the headline above. 

Too Few Female Execs in GCC States
Barriers to female leadership are addressed in a new report, which states female representation in top GCC management positions—on executive committees and boards—is less than 1 percent, compared with 10 percent on executive committees and 17 percent on boards in European countries.





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How to Start Solving the Workforce Crisis of 2030 Now
The TED talk by Rainer Strack presents latest insights on the global workforce crisis expected by 2030. The long-year co-author of the Creating People Advantage study and leading HR expert presents results of diverse studies and addresses topics like people strategy, workforce planning, recruiting, development, mobility and culture. It's one of the very few TED talks on HR.

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