Archive for November, 2008

Three Words You Should Never Say in an Employment Dispute

The late comedian George Carlin famously spoke about seven words you can’t say on TV. Not one to miss a chance to co-opt, I will offer you three words you should NEVER utter in an employment dispute.

Link of Note: “5 Questions That Will Change Your Life”

H-1B employees and everyone else should check out this outstanding post by Professional Life Coach Tim Brownson: “5 Questions That Will Change Your Life.”  Mr. Brownson arms readers with 5 questions that you should ask when facing any important life decision- I should note, these questions directly apply to any H-1B employment dispute or litigation […]

Will I Be Deported If I Complain Against My H-1B Employer?

You know your employer is violating the law. Perhaps, he has benched you with no pay; is paying you less than the required wage; has you sending out resumes instead of writing a computer program. So why do H-1B employees put up with this situation? One of the main reasons an H-1B employee tolerates exploitation […]

5 Reasons Why an H-1B Employer Would Want to Reach Settlement With An Underpaid Employee

If your H-1B employer (or former H-1B employer) underpaid your wages, you may be interested in complaining to the employer or pursuing legal action, but worried about what may happen to you. You may be worried that, if you complain about unpaid wages, you may lose your H-1B status, and be subject to deportation.  These […]

H-1B Workers’ Fears vs. Fighting for Your Rights

Fear is the biggest factor that holds many H-1B workers back from approaching their employer (or former employer), and asking for their underpaid wages, or from taking legal action. H-1B workers do in fact have several options and legal rights. Some of those rights are very powerful. However, those rights will not do you any […]

FAQS- If You Were Underpaid as an H-1B Worker and Are No Longer in the U.S.

If you were underpaid as an H-1B, and are now outside the U.S., below are some frequently asked questions and answers.

Employee Tip: If You’re an H-1B Worker Being Underpaid Wages, Consider These Things

If you are an H-1B professional worker who is being underpaid wages, please know that you have legal rights. The information below describes your rights as an H-1B professional, and factors and options you should consider before taking legal action or pursuing your wages. (Please note this post does not provide legal advice- if you want […]

Подсказка работникy: если Вы H-1B профессионал, которому недоплачивают заработную плату, подумайте над следующими вещами…

Подсказка работникy: если Вы H-1B профессионал, которому недоплачивают заработную плату, подумайте над следующими вещами: Если Вы профессионал, приехавший по визе H-1B, которому в настоящее время недоплачивают зарплату, знайте, что вы имеете юридические права. Приведенная ниже информация описывает Ваши права, нормы и опции, как H-1B профессионала, которые  вы должны рассмотреть до принятия каких либо юридических действий. […]

About the H-1B Legal Rights Blog

Welcome to the H-1B Legal Rights blog.The blog is authored by H-1B Rights Attorney Michael Brown of the law firm of Peterson, Berk & Cross, and Immigration Attorney Vonda K. Vandaveer of the law firm V.K. Vandaveer, P.L.L.C. The blog provides information to H-1B Employees about their legal rights, including: • Wage Rights (to be […]