US DoL Unveils Tool to Help Employees Understand Foreign Worker Certification

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor today unveiled a new tool to help employers and others understand how to comply with requirements under the H-1B visa program, which allows for the temporary employment of foreign workers in the U.S. in certain specialty occupations.

An online "advisor," available at http://www.dol.gov/elaws/h1b.htm, describes the program's standards and provides detailed information about employers' and workers' rights and responsibilities. It outlines notification requirements, monetary issues, worksite issues, recordkeeping, worker protections and enforcement ...Read more