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Thu, November 14, 2013 - Technology companies are looking to hire more employees over the next year, but worry that there will not be enough qualified IT jobs candidates to fill the vacancies.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - An agreement by the Indian IT service provider to pay $34 million to settle claims of visa fraud and abuse could force more outsourcers to reconsider their business models.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - Following the Infosys visa fraud $34 million settlement, IT outsourcing customers should take these five steps to protect themselves. Here's a look at what outsourcing customers need to do.
Thu, October 17, 2013 - One of the largest users of H-1B visas, Infosys, is facing a federal class action discrimination lawsuit filed against it by four people, and may be close to reaching a potential multimillion dollar settlement with the U.S. government over allegations it misused visitor visas.
Fri, October 11, 2013 - If the government shutdown continues on for more than a couple of months it could be trouble for IT outsourcers. But currently, the shutdown of iCert is not yet a problem for IT service providers. Here's why.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - U.S. House Democrats are attempting to restart debate on a comprehensive immigration reform in the midst of the government shutdown.
Mon, September 30, 2013 - The U.S. Dept. of Justice and IBM have settled charges the company posted job ads with a preference for visa holders, something the government says is discriminatory.
Wed, September 25, 2013 - Some state governments are willing to hire offshore outsourcing firms to work on IT projects under controversial contracts that don't bar use of temporary foreign labor, or workers on H-1B visas.
Fri, September 06, 2013 - As the market for contact center outsourcing has matured, buyers are increasingly looking for sophisticated support from suppliers to enhance the customer experience across multiple channels, which include mobile apps and social media.
Wed, July 31, 2013 - Congress will begin its summer break this week without any plan for high-skill immigration. Here's what to watch for when lawmakers return in September.
Mon, July 22, 2013 - Software development employment has increased over the past 10 years, but not all IT areas have done as well. The number of jobs for engineers fell over the same period.
Thu, July 11, 2013 - Hiring shows improvement in Q2, but the labor pool is flat.
Fri, June 21, 2013 - Though IT outsourcing vendors and clients cite concern over the potential H-1B visa reform currently heading to the senate for a vote, they are, for the most part, taking a wait-and-see approach and are doing very little to prepare for the possible effects of the visa changes.
Thu, June 20, 2013 - The Senate is expected to vote next week on an immigration bill, and it is likely to pass after one last fight to give U.S. workers hiring preference over foreigners with H-1B visas.