Archive for November, 2012

New Complaint Filed in Our H-1B Underpaid-Worker Class Action Against Access Therapies, RN Staff Inc. d/b/a Rehability Care

The attorney-authors have represented underpaid H-1B workers with a number of legal cases across the U.S., including a class action case pending in the Southern District of Indiana federal court. This federal class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of a proposed class of H-1B workers against Access Therapies, Inc., RN Staff Inc. d/b/a Rehability […]

With No More New H-1Bs This Year, Is the J Visa Program Another Target for Exploitation By Employers?

Our H-1B worker readers are probably familiar with employers recruiting foreign workers holding OPT/CPT as an alternative to H-1B employment.  Some employers do this to avoid the restrictions that come with H-1B visas, such as having to pay the required wage to H-1B workers at all times, even while between work projects or on the […]

Join the Debate: Is there an IT Worker Shortage in the United States?

Companies like Microsoft say there is a shortage of competent and qualified US workers in the IT industry, so they must recruit employees from other countries (and, thus, want to increase the current cap on H-1B visas). IT industry workers and others say there is more than enough home talent, especially in this bad economy. […]