Stories by Patrick Thibodeau

Newspaper IT employees ‘angry as hell’ over foreign workers

A government form, called the Labor Condition Application, is being posted on bulletin boards at the offices of various newspapers in the chain. This form alerts workers that at least one H-1B worker is being used.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 May 16 06:59

Newspaper chain sending IT jobs overseas

McClatchy IT employees running desktop, network, servers and service desk teams filed for a federal program that provides expanded unemployment and education benefits.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau09 May 16 20:00

White House worries about bad A.I. coding

No one in government is yet screaming "Skynet," but concerns about our artificial intelligence future are being sketched out.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau06 May 16 07:09

U.S. uncovers $20M H-1B fraud scheme

A Virginia couple and four other people have been indicted for running an H-1B visa-for-sale scheme the government said generated about $20 million.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 May 16 07:28

The Texas woman on fire about H-1B visa use

Jennifer Wedel, whose husband was unemployed at the time she asked President Obama about the issue, is now an H-1B activist.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau28 April 16 05:14

Feds seek public input on the future of IoT

The Commerce Department wants public comment on the "benefits, challenges and potential roles for the government" in advancing the Internet of Things.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 April 16 20:01

Feeling angry and betrayed, IT workers mount protest

On the sidewalks next to EmblemHealth’s midtown offices, protesters yelled "Protect U.S. jobs," "Keep jobs in the U.S.A." and, to the people passing by: "It’s our jobs now, your jobs next."

Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 April 16 05:32

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