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April 05, 2018

2018 Construction Contract Workshop

EL PASO, TX – Please join the attorneys of ScottHulse for an informative/valuable construction workshop that will focus on contractual responsibilities of design professionals, learn how to handle construction contract disputes and explore payment claims, liens, and bond claims.>>>Full Story

 

March 26, 2018

2018 I-9 Audit Preparation Seminar

EL PASO, TX – We have been informed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has an order to conduct 100 I-9 audits of LOCAL businesses per week, and is no longer extending the period to respond to subpoenas beyond the original 72-hours. See, for example:(http://www.kvia.com/news/politics/ice-pledges-immigration-crackdown-on-businesses/686000258). >>>Full Story

 

January 24, 2018

ScottHulse Attorney Rosemary Marin Elected Vice Chair of CommUnity en Accion’s Board of Directors

EL PASO, TX – Rosemary Marin, a Shareholder and Director, and chair of ScottHulse’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, has been elected Vice Chair of CommUnity en Accion’s Board of Directors. >>>Full Story

 

October 5, 2017

ScottHulse and EPSHRM present Fall Employment Law Update

EL PASO, TX – More than a hundred attendees participated in the Fall Employment Law Update, presented by ScottHulse Law Firm in partnership with the El Paso Society for Human Resource Management (EPSHRM). >>>Full Story

 

September 22, 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Javier Lopez de Obeso Receives Certificate of Registration as a Foreign Legal Consultant

On September 12, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas issued Javier Lopez de Obeso, the Certificate of Registration as a Foreign Legal Consultant, after fulfilling the requirements of law and having been recommended for approval by the Texas Board of Law Examiners. >>>Full Story

 

September 14, 2017

ScottHulse Attorney Melissa Baeza Receives President’s Award

Melissa Baeza, a construction and commercial litigation attorney and shareholder with the ScottHulse law firm, was awarded the President’s Award from the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) of the El Paso Chapter 248. >>>Full Story

Legal Updates


Two Important Legal Tide Changes This Week

This week, the Trump Administration announced two big changes in its interpretation of the law, as compared to prior interpretations by the Obama Administration. >>>Full Update

 

Federal Judge Blocks Obama Overtime Pay Rule Set to Go into Effect December 1, 2016

District Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas imposed a nationwide injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s hotly contested Final Overtime Rule which was set to go into effect December 1, 2016. >>>Full Update

 

USCIS Publishes Revised Form I-9. Compliance Deadline is January 22, 2017

By John S. Collins, Associate Attorney The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) has published its long-awaited revised version of the Form I-9. >>>Full Update

 

Effective Today, the Cost of U.S. Department of Labor Fines and Penalties Is Increasing Significantly

By John S. Collins, Associate Attorney The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) has published its long-awaited revised version of the Form I-9. >>>Full Update

 

Final DOL Rule Updating Overtime Regulations

President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s much-anticipated, final rule updating overtime regulations. >>>Full Update


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