Immigration Law

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Law360 - DOL OKs $15K Settlement In H-1B Wage Dispute: Matter of EBS Healthcare, Inc.
Posted on 17 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Allissa Wickham, Law360, Jan. 15, 2016 - "EBS Healthcare Inc. will pay a foreign worker $15,000 to resolve claims it violated the H-1B visa program, the Labor Department said. Administrative Law Judge Adele Odegard signed off on the deal between... Read More

DOL Settlement in Prince George's County (Maryland) H-1B Case
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Issue Date: 20 September 2011 Case No.: 2011-LCA-00026 In the Matter of ADMINISTRATOR, WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, et al., Prosecuting Parties, v. BOARD OF EDUCATION of PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Respondent. DECISION AND ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT... Read More

If H-1B Worker Intentionally Shirks Duties, No Wages Due: DOL v. North Shore School of the Arts
Posted on 7 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"If the H-1B worker is non-productive during work hours, if this non-productivity is due to the fault of the employer, employers must still pay the H-1B worker for the non-productive hours. 20 C.F.R. § 655.731(c)(7)(i). However, if the H-1B... Read More