Company Owes H-1B Workers $3M, DOL Charges

Law360, New York (March 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor has filed charges against a medical staffing company and levied a $512,000 penalty for withholding nearly $3 million in wages owed to foreign employees with temporary worker visas.

Advanced Professional Marketing Inc. and its president, Marissa Beck, were charged with violating provisions in the Immigration and Nationality Act, which allow employers to hire foreign workers on the H-1B visa.

“The department in vigorously enforcing the law to protect American workers from being undercut by employers who are underpaying temporary foreign workers,”...
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