Labor Dept. Hikes Wages For High-Skilled Work Visas

Law360 (January 12, 2021, 11:42 AM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor is taking another stab at raising the required wages for foreign workers on high-skilled visas, announcing a new rule Tuesday that will raise the four salary levels and be phased in over time.

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a new rule Tuesday that will raise the required wages for foreign workers on high-skilled visas. (Law360) The new final rule comes after three federal judges struck down the department's first attempt to raise the prevailing wage rates, which set the baseline salary for foreign workers to avoid suppressing U.S. workers' salaries, following outcry from the technology...

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