American Tech Workers Get Good News; Employment-Based H-1B Visa Requirements Toughening

by Joe Guzzardi Displaced American IT workers, and recent grads struggling to find a tech job, just received good news. A February U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services memo advised employers hoping to hire a foreign-born engineer that they would have to conclusively prove … Read more

Hungry Venezuelan Workers Are Collapsing. So Is the Oil Industry-Starving employees are growing too weak for heavy labor, hobbling the refineries

At 6:40 a.m., Pablo Ruiz squats at the gate of a decaying refinery in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, steeling himself for eight Sisyphean hours of brushing anti-rust paint onto pipes under a burning sun. For breakfast, the 55-year-old drank corn-flour … Read more