Posts Tagged ‘temporary foreign worker’

Oct
2015
9

Damning Data Reveals Suppression of Prevailing Wage, Abuses of Foreign Workers in Alberta

Damning Data Reveals Suppression of Prevailing Wage, Abuses of Foreign Workers in Alberta
  The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) claims the conservative government is using old, inaccurate data to drive down wages for the province’s workers and bring in temporary foreign workers to fill jobs at lower rates.  The claim follows new data revelations from the labour group.  The practice is part of a larger scheme to [&hellip…;
Jul
2015
2

Litigation Is Thy Fate: Lobbyists Continue to Do Everything in Their Power to Pay H-2B Workers Poorly

  It’s round two for industry groups and workers’ rights advocates as they move forward with litigation based on proposed rules to the H-2B visa program, which allows American companies to hire foreign workers for non-agricultural jobs when American workers cannot be found.  As we have noted in the past, the system is plagued by…
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May
2015
13

National IBEW President, Local 47 Urge DOL to Investigate H-1b Visa Abuse by Massive CA Utility

National IBEW President, Local 47 Urge DOL to Investigate H-1b Visa Abuse by Massive CA Utility
  The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 47 has asked the Department of Labor (DOL) to investigate possible H-1b visa abuse by Southern California Edison.  The IBEW is accusing the utility of laying off American information technology (IT) workers and replacing them with outsourced employees of the Indian firms Tata…