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A Movement to Improve the Legal Profession

Challenge, change and uncertainty are the new norm in today’s legal profession.  Busy lawyers are maxed out as they deal with the stress and pressure of a demanding profession, and law firms and organizations are looking for new strategies to attract and retain top talent. Lawyers just out of law school must be “practice ready,” and […]

Thailand: Amendments to the Labor Protection Act

The Thai government has focused on updating the Labor Protection Act (LPA) this year. The LPA was first amended on Jan. 24, 2017. More recently, on June 29, the National Legislative Assembly has approved further amendments that are now pending Royal endorsement. With the goal of encouraging local businesses and foreign investors to protect employees, […]

Workplace safety laws to be reassesse

Following the recent highway construction accident that left one worker dead and ten others injured, Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has launched a review of laws on workplace safety.Minister of State for Manpower Sam Tan announced the review in Parliament last week, in response to questions from Members of Parliament.The MOM aims to use the […]

October 2016 Visa Bulletin – the U.S. Department of State (DOS)| Paul M. Heller

This week, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released a Visa Bulletin for October 2016 which summarizes “Final Action Dates” and “Dates for Filing Applications,” indicating when immigrant visa applicants should be notified to assemble and submit required documentation to the National Visa Center. Source: October 2016 Visa Bulletin | Paul M. Heller | Pulse | LinkedIn