Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

The COVID-19 national emergency declaration has affected the H-1B Visa process.

COVID-19 Impacts H-1B Visa Applications, Processing

As of noon, Eastern time on March 20, the initial (and brand-spankin’ new) 2021 H-1B Visa application process officially closed, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that, by March 31, it expects to have notified registrants with selected applications that they’re eligible to file an H-1B cap-subject petition for their named beneficiary. […]

31 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

The USCIS is working its way toward a more efficient and effective H-1B cap selection process.

Simplified H-1B Visa Application Process Starts March 1

This year, applying for one of those 85,000 H-1B visas begins a month earlier than in years past — and requires a lot less work for employers at the initial stage. Stated simply, the H-1B visa, commonly known as a U.S. work visa, allows American employers to temporarily hire highly-skilled foreign professionals in occupations that […]

21 Feb 20 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Upcoming Webinar Addresses Tight Labor Market

The tight labor market is showing no signs of weakening. HR managers are struggling to fill jobs — often for several weeks — because the pool of qualified candidates is small. All the while, employment trends show an increase in job mobility among workers as the quest for more flexibility, life/work balance and workplace perks […]

10 Feb 20 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Register now for this free webinar on February 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.

Free Webinar on New Joint-Employer Rule

Confused about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new joint-employer rule? Not sure how this new rule applies to your business? You’re not alone. The DOL is hosting a free public webinar on February 25 that aims to assist employers in both complying with the changes and informing workers and their advocates of their rights […]

7 Feb 20 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

See how this new joint-employer rule affects California employers.

New Joint Employer Rule under Fair Labor Standards Act

On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule updating its regulations regarding joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This new rule is scheduled to be effective on March 16, 2020. It updates and clarifies the circumstances in which an employee, under the FLSA, may have joint […]

21 Jan 20 - Hiring - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »