Archive for the tag 'H-1B Wage Complaint'

Right to a Written Decision for Dept. of Labor H-1B Wage Complaint

If you’re an H-1B worker and filed a wage complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), you have a right to receive a written decision from DOL. DOL’s written decision must state important information, including: (1) if you are owed wages or not; (2) the reasons for the decision; and (3) your rights to […]

H-1B Visa Interviews Used to Detect Suspected Employer Fraud and Abuse; Are Visas In Jeopardy Even for Prior Employer Violations?

Consular officers are taking a more active role to stop employer abuse of the H-1B program, by reporting H-1B employer’s suspected wage violations to the Department of Labor (DOL) for investigation, based on information the officers obtained during visa interviews with workers. The officers’ interest is good news to the extent unlawful H-1B employer practices are being challenged. The […]

Filing Your Own DOL Complaint? Consider These Factors

Some H-1B employees, without the assistance of attorneys, decide to file complaints with the Department of Labor (DOL) to pursue their unpaid wages. Some workers have better results than others.   Results often vary, based on a worker’s level of preparation and understanding about the DOL complaint process and rights under the laws and regulations. […]