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Cold feet: 28% have reneged after accepting job offers

05/21/2019
Employers take note: The hiring process doesn’t necessarily end when a candidate accepts the offer, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows.

Class of 2019: Chances of getting hired are excellent

05/07/2019
The members of the class of 2019 are graduating into a job market that’s eager to employ them.

ICE mounts massive raid on North Texas tech facility

05/06/2019
Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in April raided the Collin County technology repair facility of CVE Technology Group, arresting 280 employees on charges that they were working in the U.S. illegally.

Appeals court clarifies FCRA disclosure requirements

04/10/2019
The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act remains one of the most contentious and expensive litigation areas for employers. Now the 9th Circuit has again weighed in on this issue, raising the standard required to meet the disclosure requirements.

Equestrian centers must pay $1.2M in back wages

04/10/2019
Two prestigious Northern California show horse training stables will pay 30 current and former employees $1,270,683 in back wages after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation revealed they violated H-2B visa regulations, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.

Class-action addresses H-1Bs and national origin bias

04/10/2019
A class of white, American former IT workers have been given the go-ahead to sue a company that employs large numbers of H-1B visa holders who are predominately from South Asia.

Paycheck Fairness Act clears House of Representatives

04/02/2019
The House of Representatives has passed the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation first introduced in 1997 that would prohibit employers nationwide from asking job applicants about their past or current pay.

Snapshot: ‘Boomerang’ employees make a comeback

04/02/2019
In a tight labor market, employers are increasingly open to hiring their former employees.

Hiring projection lags slightly compared to 2018

03/19/2019
Hiring plans for 2019 are slightly less robust than they were last year, with 40% of employers planning to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2019, and 47% looking to recruit part-timers.

Minneapolis employer stiffed H-1B holder, now must pay

03/13/2019
An administrative law judge in Minneapolis has ordered TLC Precision Wafer Technology to pay an engineer his full salary in back wages after it failed to pay him the amount listed on his H-1B visa.