Employer of Foreign Worker Tagged with $156,000 Judgment

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Employers frequently hire foreign workers in specialty occupations (such as architects, engineers, doctors and computer programmers) pursuant to the H-1B visa program, but sometimes they are not able to follow through on a commitment made to such a worker when economic circumstances change.

Now, a June 30 ruling by an administrative law appellate judge for the Department of Labor demonstrates that it is both risky and costly to change those commitments without following the procedures set forth by law and regulation.

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