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Avalon would like to remind you that as of July 14, 2020, pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the United States suspended/eliminated different and preferential treatment for Hong Kong.
In April, CBP issued a 90-day postponement of duty deferral due to COVID-19. Certain requirements had to be met in order to qualify for deferment.
Regardless of the type and size of an organization, all companies have employment practices liability risks. These risks include, but are not limited to, harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation. Some companies opt out of purchasing this type of coverage; however, not having this coverage may be more expensive in the long run, in the event of a claim.
An administrator in a Customs broker’s office requested her hours be adjusted so she would be able to take care of her sick father during the morning. Her supervisor denied the request. The admin resigned and sued the Customs broker.
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