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Disney IT workers, in lawsuit, claim discrimination against Americans

The lead plaintiff in this new case is former Disney IT employee Leo Perrero, who testified earlier this year before a Congressional subcommittee about his experience in training a replacement.

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IEEE-USA wants Trump to end H-1B lottery

The IEEE-USA intends to urge President-elect Donald Trump to quickly replace the random H-1B lottery with a system that gives priority to companies that pay the best wages.

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Trump’s plan for protecting IT jobs raises hopes, fears

President-elect Trump is threatening tariffs and promising H-1B visa reform, but may be offering carrots as well, namely tax incentives.

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Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

IT services firms that hire U.S. workers and don't offshore work and are hopeful about President-elect Donald Trump's planned crackdown on H-1B visa use.

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Trump presidency could sound death knell for offshore outsourcing

U.S.-based offshore outsourcing customers should prepare for the effects of a Trump presidency on their IT services deals.

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Pelosi says UC IT workers are in ‘untenable position’

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is urging the University of California to drop plans to send some IT jobs offshore.

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On first day in office, Trump to attack visas that ‘undercut the American worker’

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday sent out the strongest signal yet that the H-1B visa program is going get real scrutiny.

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Trump's election sets stage for H-1B reform

President-elect Donald Trump gave laid-off IT workers something his rival did not during the campaign: A promise to reform the H-1B visa program.

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A CIO rejects, for now, university’s IT offshoring plan

There are reservations within the University of California system about a plan to move IT work offshore and lay off employees.

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What will Trump do with the H-1B visa?

President-elect Donald Trump, working with Congress, may try to make it harder and more expensive to hire H-1B workers. His intent would be to change the economics of visa usage and encourage employers to hire U.S. workers.

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Trump tapped the viral anger over H-1B use

Donald Trump is the first major U.S. presidential candidate to focus on the use of the H-1B visa to displace IT workers. Hillary Clinton never mentioned the H-1B issue in this campaign, but she saw the problem.

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At campaign's end, Trump takes a swipe at IBM

In Minnesota, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump added IBM to the list of companies he criticizes for moving jobs offshore.

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Infosys' U.S. workforce is mostly South Asian and no accident, plaintiffs allege

This week, plaintiffs filed a motion seeking class-action certification from 2009, and say the potential pool of people may be as large as 125,000.

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In three debates, H-1B visa untouched by Clinton and Trump

In three presidential debates, including the final one Wednesday night, the two candidates did not talk about the H-1B visa program. This was the last opportunity for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to compare and contrast what may...

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

A University of California IT employee whose job is being outsourced recently asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help. Her response didn't offer much hope.

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University of California’s ties with HCL are complicated

The IT services contract with HCL negotiated by University of California San Francisco can be used at any of the 10 campuses in the university system. One of the university's chancellors is on the board of an HCL unit.

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Court ruling puts future of H-1B lottery in doubt

If a summary judgment is granted within the next couple of months, the lottery could end -- the plaintiffs hope -- as early as next year.

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Controversial H-1B bill pulled from House committee

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has halted its plan to take up an increasingly controversial H-1B bill. It had been set for a committee vote yesterday.

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