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DOL ETA OFLC Restores Wage Rule
Posted on 13 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, Dec. 13, 2021 "The Employment and Training Administration’s (ETA) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has issued a final rule informing the public that OFLC is amending the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), at 20 CFR 655.731... Read More

DOLETA Delays Wage Rule Effective Date
Posted on 12 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 47 / Friday, March 12, 2021 "On February 1, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL or Department) proposed to delay the effective date of the final rule entitled ‘‘Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary... Read More

Expert: Proposed H-1B Wage Rule Will "Hurt Innovation" (Law360)
Posted on 30 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Suzanne Monyak, Oct 29, 2020, Law360 (subscription) "The Trump administration's proposal to eliminate the H-1B visa lottery and instead award the coveted visa slots to candidates offered the highest salaries will affect startups and cut off... Read More

DHS Proposes Change to H-1B Selection Process
Posted on 29 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 212 / Monday, November 2, 2020 / Proposed Rules "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or the Department) proposes to amend its regulations governing the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services... Read More

Angelo Paparelli on the New H-1B Rules: Rush to Judgment
Posted on 15 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Oct. 13, 2020 Immigration Rush to Judgment – No Good Cause for New H-1B Rules in a Hurry " The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last week affirmed the truth of the Upton Sinclair... Read More

Feds' Own Data Undermine New H-1B Rules
Posted on 13 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Oct, 13, 2020 "New government data show the low unemployment rate in computer occupations contradicts Trump administration claims an economic emergency requires the quick implementation of new H-1B visa rules. A new analysis... Read More

Temp Firm Can't Revive Claims Against H-1B Workers, Citigroup
Posted on 7 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From Law360, May 6, 2015 - "A New Jersey appellate court on Wednesday rejected a software services firm's appeals in separate contract suits against foreign workers — including one case also targeting Citigroup Inc. — because the... Read More