3rd Judge Strikes Down Labor Dept.'s H-1B Visa Wage Hikes
Law360 (December 14, 2020, 10:45 PM EST) -- A D.C. federal judge on Monday struck down the Trump administration's attempt to jack up the required salaries for foreign workers on high-skilled visas, marking the third federal court to set aside the policy because the administration skipped necessary procedural steps.
U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan found that the U.S. Department of Labor had failed to justify its decision to bypass an administrative requirement to consider public feedback before implementing major policies, a step the judge said is "vital to ensuring informed agency decisions."
The Labor Department's policy, which raised some occupations' minimum salaries by as much as 150%, took...
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