Stories by Patrick Thibodeau

Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Darrell Issa has rolled out a bipartisan bill that would make two key changes to the 1998 H-1B visa law.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 July 16 20:09

Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced an H-1B reform bill that, he said, has little chance of being enacted this year. He said he proposed the bill to make the case for reform of the controversial visa.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau19 July 16 05:58

The H-1B positions of Clinton and Trump

With the political conventions about to get underway, it's a good time to take stock of where the major candidates stand.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau17 July 16 20:55

GE and Microsoft team on IoT platform

It will be easier to integrate tools such as Microsoft's Cortana, the intelligent personal assistant, with Predix, GE's industrial IoT system.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau14 July 16 06:07

Boston is nation’s top tech-talent exporter

The country's top small tech-labor market was Kansas City, Missouri, with a tech labor force at 48,500 and a five-year growth rate of 42 percent. It was closely followed by Charlotte, N.C.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau07 July 16 20:00

Google age-discrimination lawsuit may become monster

There's a motion to turn an existing lawsuit into a class action. People who interviewed in person for certain types of engineering jobs, were over the age of 40 at the time and were rejected could be eligible to join.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau30 June 16 19:48

Laid-off with a non-compete? Bill would guarantee salary

A proposal in Massachusetts -- not widely expected to pass -- would require an employer to pay at least 50% of a former employer's salary during the period of time the non-compete is in effect.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 June 16 20:00

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