Tech Consultants File First Challenge To H-1B Wage Hikes

Law360 (October 16, 2020, 6:26 PM EDT) -- A group of technology consulting firms filed the first lawsuit Friday challenging the Trump administration's rule raising minimum salary requirements for foreign professionals on high-skilled work visas, claiming the government used faulty data when setting the new figures.

The Labor Department on Friday was hit with a lawsuit challenging its rule increasing wage requirements for foreign professionals on H-1B visas. (iStock) The lawsuit, filed in New Jersey federal court just eight days after the wage rule took effect, alleges that the U.S. Department of Labor, without notice, "dramatically altered" the way it calculates minimum salaries for the H-1B visas and certain employment-based...

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