On April 20, 2017 15:15 (IST)
Assocham has warned that Indian IT companies may be forced to displace workforce with a tightening H-1B visa regime in the United States as cost pressure would increase, aggravated by rising rupee leading to lower onsite placements for Indians.
On April 12, 2017 12:05 (IST)
Over the past three decades, the IT sector has helped drive the country's economic growth, employed millions and made billionaires out of at least seven founders.
On March 24, 2017 10:40 (IST)
The bill aims at stopping employers that are awarded temporary visas through the H-1B programme from using them to train workers in the US then move those jobs to another country.
On March 17, 2017 16:59 (IST)
As per the latest survey, physician and pharmacy manager are the two highest paying jobs with a median base salary of $187,876 and $149,064 respectively.
On March 11, 2017 11:51 (IST)
President Donald Trump's White House also seized on the news as a validation of its economic agenda, though much of this has yet to take shape.
On February 23, 2017 10:16 (IST)
The offshoring picture is also more complex than official statistics indicate as a shuttered factory in the United States does not always mean a new factory abroad.
On February 18, 2017 17:00 (IST)
The IT sector, led by Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd, is lobbying hard as the new U.S. administration under President Donald Trump considers putting in place visa restrictions.
On February 09, 2017 22:18 (IST)
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 234,000 for the week ended February 4, the Labor Department said. That left claims just shy of the 43-year low of 233,000 touched in early November.
On February 11, 2017 12:43 (IST)
The rankings were based on a weighted score across five areas: salary, career advancement, number of job openings in the US, year-over-year growth in job openings, and widespread regional availability.
On February 06, 2017 13:08 (IST)
Infosys has said it is looking into reducing its dependency on visas to stay competitive, while worried software executives are due to travel to the US later this month to press their case with lawmakers.
On January 24, 2017 20:56 (IST)
In January the company's billionaire founder Jack Ma met Donald Trump and made a bold pledge to create one million jobs in the US, a move which analysts said was intended to win goodwill and hedge against political risks.
On January 19, 2017 10:45 (IST)
The administrative lawsuit also challenges Oracle's practice of "favoring Asian workers in its recruiting and hiring practices" for key technical jobs, saying it discriminates against non-Asian applicants.
On January 17, 2017 19:46 (IST)
The number of jobs being created is consistent with previous years, said Lorenzo Lopez, a spokesman for Wal-Mart, the largest US retailer and private employer.
On January 13, 2017 15:41 (IST)
Amid surging retail sales, Amazon grew its global headcount by 38 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of last year.
On January 13, 2017 22:53 (IST)
A bill backing key changes in the H-1B programme, which allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high tech jobs in the US, was last week reintroduced in the US Congress.
On January 12, 2017 10:25 (IST)
"We're the largest buyer of drugs in the world and yet we don't bid properly and we're going to start bidding and we're going to save billions of dollars over a period of time," he said.
On January 10, 2017 14:03 (IST)
The bill, introduced in the US last week, proposes to increase the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to $100,000 per annum (from $60,000 per year currently).
On January 05, 2017 13:25 (IST)
The bill, among other things, proposes to increase the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to $100,000 per annum and eliminate the Master's Degree exemption.