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Israel: Choice of Labor Law in West Bank Israeli Settlements

(Dec. 2, 2007) In a ground breaking decision rendered on October 10, 2007, the High Court of Justice in an extended bench held that Israel's labor laws apply to Palestinians who are employed by Israeli employers in the West Bank. The Supreme Court had already determined in the past that the West Bank was held […]

United States: Court Enjoins New DHS Employment Regulations Targeting Illegal Immigrants

(Nov. 2, 2007) On October 10, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted a preliminary injunction against the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), preventing DHS from implementing new regulations designed to make it more difficult for employers to hire and retain employees who are illegal immigrants. The Social Security Administration ("SSA") […]