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,”...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

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Accelya appoints Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO

The UK-based travel technology app - Accelya has appointed Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO. She has more than 30 years of experience in the...

Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

Error in payroll: a Chilean man gets 286 times of his salary into his...

An employee at Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos (CIAL), the largest producer of cold cuts in Chile, had a pleasant surprise on the salary day...

Kerala govt to roll out health insurance plan for its employees from July 1

The state government of Kerala has launched a health insurance scheme for its employees. Named as MEDISEP (Medical Insurance Scheme for State Employees), the...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

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