U.S. companies start petitioning Monday for H-1B visas to bring in temporary workers with specialized skills during the next federal fiscal year. There’s a good chance petitions will exceed the federal limit within the week, but questions remain whether immigration policy is leaving smaller companies in limbo.
Patients can refuse a flu shot. Should doctors and nurses have that right, too? That is the thorny question surfacing as hospitals increasingly require employees to get flu shots, with some losing their jobs if they refusal.
The Michigan Legislature gave final approval Tuesday to a bitterly contested right-to-work plan limiting the power of unions, a devastating and once unthinkable defeat for organized labor in a state considered a cradle of the movement.