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Archive for June, 2010

New Federal Contract and Notice Requirements Go Into Effect on June 21

Posted on: June 16th, 2010

By Ben Mathis & Marty Heller

The Federal Register has posted the final rule regarding Executive Order 13496. This Executive Order requires that, beginning on June 21, all contractors and subcontractors who work on a contract with a federal agency must post a notice to employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In addition, all contracts and subcontracts on projects with federal agencies must include a clause in their contract regarding Executive Order 13496. (more…)

“Racial Profiling” in Arizona: Sensational Press vs. Legal Reality

Posted on: June 1st, 2010

By Sun S. Choy

Not surprisingly, Arizona Senate Bill 1070 has stirred up a lot of controversy and sensational press regarding “racial profiling,” not only in Arizona, but across America. With calls for economic boycotts and legal challenges on one end of the political spectrum and the need for “law and order” and proactive enforcement of “immigration laws” on the other end, it remains extremely difficult to establish a viable claim for “racial profiling.” This is the legal reality. (more…)