H-1B/PERM Update – Who Can Pay Fees?

Recently, an Administrative Law Judge ruled against the Department of Labor (DOL) in a very interesting case allowing the employer to recoup fees from an employee for the H-1B visa process.  Before going into the specifics of the case, it is important to understand what the DOL regulations are in this area. The DOL, in its

H-1Bs: Is there a minimum wage I need to pay my employees?

Under the H-1B statutes and regulations there are two concepts related to the wages that are required to be paid:  The “prevailing wage” and the “actual wage”.  The “prevailing wage” is general determined by the Department of Labor (DOL) through a prevailing wage request submitted online which details the job duties, educational and experience requirements,

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