Stories by Patrick Thibodeau

IT workers brace for outsourcing, layoffs at health insurer

Major health insurer Health Care Service Corporation is planning to outsource part of its information technology operation in what employees fear could lead to a major layoff in the IT department.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 Sept. 16 20:00

Clinton dodges H-1B question, but not Trump

Clinton and Trump are as divided as night and day on H-1B reforms. One issue, perhaps, is Clinton's base of support in Silicon Valley.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Sept. 16 20:00

H-1B bill advances in House -- as does anxiety about it

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday will vote on H-1B legislation aimed at closing a loophole that's made it inexpensive to replace U.S. workers with visa holders.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau13 Sept. 16 20:01

At HP, baby boomers allege age discrimination

Four former Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees, all of them over 50, allege in a lawsuit that the firm pushed older workers out so it could hire more younger employees.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Aug. 16 20:01

Proposed ‘social media ID, please' law draws outrage

A plan by the U.S. government to require some foreign travelers to provide their social media IDs on key travel documents is drawing outrage from group who call it un-American.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 Aug. 16 20:01

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