Tag: H-1B

Delay sought in implementation of wage hike for hiring H-1B workers

It is not just Indian talent that may lose out on job opportunities in the US, due to the hike in wages brought about...

US may stop issuing temporary business visa

Very often, B-1 visas are seen as an alternative for professionals from outside the US to enter the country to perform skilled tasks on...

US to spend $150 mn to train locals for H-1B jobs

Looks like the number of Indian tech experts and others who move to work in the US on H-1B visas will soon start dwindling....

Proposal to hike minimum wages of H-1B

The US Department of Labour has suggested increasing the minimum wages of H-1B visa holders. A proposal to this effect was submitted by the...

More changes in visa regime, bad news for Indians in US

If the revisions and suggestions proposed by the Department of Homeland Security in the US are implemented, Indians dreaming of working there may be...

US suspends foreign work visas, frees up 5 lakh jobs

By suspending foreign work visas till the end of 2020, the US has put Indian IT professionals at a disadvantage, even while freeing up...

US to suspend issue of green cards, for 60 days

An executive order saying that no green cards will be issued for 60 days has been signed by the US president. This temporary suspension...

H-1B visa extension allowed by US government

With countries sealing their borders and international flights being grounded, many professionals from other countries have been stuck in the US during the pandemic,...

US President urged to suspend H-1B visa programme for the year

US Tech Workers, an American body representing the technology workers of the country, has written to President Donald Trump to suspend H-1B visas for...

Infosys blames H-1B visa rejections for attrition

Infosys, the Indian multinational company, holds the high rate of visa rejections last year responsible for its poor employee retention. With US visa rules...

USCIS proposes H-1B visa selection process reversal

The number of H-1B visas approved will begin to decrease if the policy change favouring advanced degree holders for visas in the US comes...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

NITES calls Amazon India layoffs illegal

About seven per cent of Amazon’s total global workforce of about 1.5 million, operates from India. With the tech giant reportedly set to cut...

HP to cut at least 4,000 jobs in 3 years

In an attempt to cut annual costs by about $1.4 billion, Hewlett-Packard, the computer-manufacturing company, is planning to let go about 4,000 to 6,000...

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