DOL Finds that in Certain Circumstances You Can Deduct H-1B Visa Fees from Employee Paycheck

The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Administrative Law Judges (OALJ), has determined that in certain circumstances, an employer can deduct H-1B visa fees from an employee’s final paycheck. In this case, Matter of Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, October 26, 2016, the OALJ determined that Woodmen Life did not violate any… Continue reading DOL Finds that in Certain Circumstances You Can Deduct H-1B Visa Fees from Employee Paycheck

Terminating an H-1b worker ? Buy a stamp !

In a recent decision, a US employer was held liable for back wages of over $150,000 for a terminated H-1b worker that it never even employed.  When the employer chose not to employ the worker and in essence, withdrew  its employment offer, it failed to notify the USCIS. The Judge stated, “Informing the immigration authorities that the employment… Continue reading Terminating an H-1b worker ? Buy a stamp !