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Maryland lawmaker seeks to unveil H-1B employers

A Maryland lawmaker wants to require businesses in Maryland to report the number of employees they have who are working on H-1B or L-1 visas.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau16 Feb. 17 06:31

White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

President Trump “has made clear” his interest in creating “a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring the kinds of benefits economically that will grow our economy and help lift up wages for everybody,” an adviser said on Sunday.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau14 Feb. 17 06:09

New Senate bill seeks sweeping H-1B changes

Among many other provisions, the legislation "explicitly prohibits" the replacement of American workers by visa holders.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau20 Jan. 17 12:27

Trump turns to H-1B advocates for advice

President-elect Trump has assembled a 16-member team of CEO-level executives to advise him on job creation, including many from firms that send jobs overseas.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau19 Jan. 17 22:00

Obamacare repeal could hurt the gig economy

If the Affordable Care Act is repealed without a replacement healthcare plan, freelance, independent or contract workers who make up the gig economy could be hit.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau18 Jan. 17 22:06

Will Trump's policies increase IT employment?

The number of IT jobs shrank in 2016 compared to the year before, most analysts believe, although they differ on specifics and the reasons why. This year's IT jobs outlook varies widely.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau13 Jan. 17 22:00

FTC sets $25,000 prize for automatic IoT patching

The tool, at minimum, will “help protect consumers from security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software,” said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau04 Jan. 17 22:00

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