Posts Tagged ‘wages’

Wages: H-1B workers are paid less than American Workers

Myth: H-1B workers are paid the same prevailing wage as American workers are. Truth: Congress hangs its hat on this myth as well.  Although the law was written with this stipulation, the loopholes are rampant, and the law is not enforced.  This is the underlying reason that companies love to hire H-1B programmers.  Cheaper labor  [...]

Wages: How To Underpay H-1B Workers

Introduction One of the canards H-1B supporters use is the claim that H-1B is not used to depress wages because the law requires employers to pay the prevailing wage. Yet, whenever the government releases salary figures for H-1B programmers they are significantly less then what Americans make. The following is a real example of how [...]

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