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Large India Outsourcing Firms Accused Of U.S. H-1B Visa Fraud

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Large India Outsourcing Firms Accused Of U.S. H-1B Visa Fraud

Trouble is brewing over allegations that large information technology outsourcing firms from India have attempted subvert U.S. immigrations laws. Indian software giant Infosys Technologies has been sued by a human resources manager who says he refused to help the outsourcer get temporary U.S. B-1 visas for some workers under false pretenses. A former human resources […]

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Labor Standards Database Launched By ILO

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Labor Standards Database Launched By ILO

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a comprehensive new database providing open access to the latest information on ILO international labor standards as well as national labor and social security laws. Labor Standards Database The new database, called NORMLEX, provides a user-friendly interface in English, French and Spanish on issues such as the ratification status […]

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By The Numbers: Life And Death Working At Foxconn

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By The Numbers: Life And Death Working At Foxconn

From ProPublica: An investigative series by the New York Times and a performance piece by Mike Daisey featured on This American Life have put the spotlight on Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose massive Chinese factories manufacture some of the world’s most popular consumer electronics. As well as working with companies like Dell, Motorola, Nokia and Hewlett-Packard, Foxconn assembles popular […]

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American Companies That Outsource Confront New Legal Risk

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American Companies That Outsource Confront New Legal Risk

The United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a lower court ruling that three defendants in India could not be sued in a Connecticut court based on the fact that they provided services for clients based in the state. The three Indian citizens were accused by Glenwood LLC, a Connecticut-based medical billing company, […]

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