Melanie Gurley Keeney was member of the AILA faculty presenting a 90-minute live web seminar on September 19, 2013. The seminar entitled, “PERM and the Offsite Worker,” explored the latest trends in DOL and BALCA’s interpretation of the PERM rules as they apply to offsite work arrangements, including telecommuting, third-party placement, offsite workers and traveling and roving employees. The seminar faculty discussed the rules, policy guidance and strategic considerations for prevailing wages, recruitment efforts and preparing the ETA-9141 and ETA-9089.
Melanie Gurley Keeney, a founding Shareholder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. , practices in the areas of Employment, Immigration, and Education law. Melanie represents institutions of higher education, corporations and individuals in immigration law matters, including obtaining nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and handling employer sanctions issues, I-9 compliance, E-Verify issues, consular processing and naturalization. She frequently speaks on immigration, labor and education issues. Her experience in education law includes representing numerous Missouri school districts and institutions of higher education regarding a wide range of personnel and student matters. Melanie also specializes in First Amendment issues, ranging from free speech to religion in the schools, and she regularly advises school districts on these issues. She is also a popular speaker on the local and national level. Melanie has extensive experience litigating both federal and state cases. Melanie is a past board member of the National School Board Association’s Council of School Attorneys and is past Chairman of the Missouri Council of School Attorneys.