Judge throws out Trump administration rules limiting skilled-worker visas

“This is incredibly important decision to preserve the H-1B program,” said attorney Paul Hughes, who represented the plaintiffs. “This ruling enables those individuals to maintain their jobs and their families in the United States.” The Chamber of Commerce said in a statement that the ruling “has many companies across various industries breathing a huge sigh […]

Judge throws out Trump rules limiting skilled-worker visas

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and universities including the California Institute of Technology sued in California, arguing there wasn’t adequate notice or time for the public to comment on the changes. They also said the rules, particularly related to requiring a prevailing wage for visa-holders, would have a drastic impact on new hires and “sever […]

Federal judge strikes down Trump administration rules restricting visas for skilled workers

The Tuesday ruling from U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White, a George. W. Bush appointee, dismisses changes the administration announced in October to the H-1B visa program, which included salary requirements on firms that employed skilled workers from overseas and placed new limits on specialty occupations. Officials defended the move as necessary because of the number […]

Digital platforms helped us create awareness and impart skills training during pandemic: Niraj K Pawan

Covid-19 pandemic has affected skill training programmes as training centres were closed to meet the government’s guidelines but Rajasthan Skill Livelihood and Development Corporation has used virtual platforms to create awareness and provide skills training across the states, says Niraj K Pawan, Chairman, Rajasthan Skill Livelihood and Development Corporation in an interview with ETGovernment’s Manish […]

Massive in scale and innovative in approach

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has come up with a raft of skilling programmes. Seeking to skill over one crore youngsters in the next four years, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana is clearly its flagship programme. Under this programme, training modules in each sector have been designed in consultation with sector and […]

‘Only 1.7% of engineers in India fit into new-age jobs’

While it is three times ahead of China in coding, India is way behind the United States. Around 18.8% of the engineers applying for IT jobs in the United States can write correct code, while only 4.7% can do so in India.

10 HOT courses for working professionals

A Human Resource Data Analytics course enables the professionals to develop an in-depth understanding on techniques and application of data analysis in making better decisions on matters like recruitment, performance evaluation, leadership, hiring and promotion, job design, compensation, and collaboration.

The best Android games currently available (December 2020)

Battle Chasers: Nightwar ($2) Fans of the original comic book series of the same name will be as excited by this Japanese RPG (JRPG) as we are. You play the role of Gully, a young girl who sets out to find her long-lost father, Aramus, who has vanished and left behind his magical gauntlets. Along […]

Businesses line up for further support

We are planning to organise other festivities to promote the unique culture of the 12 ethnic minorities in the province. I hope local authorities will assist us quickly. In addition, we would like to connect to other tourism investors to diversify tourist offerings and attract more visitors.

Despite reform pressure, at least 25 want to be SFPD chief

They include Charles Ramsey, the former police chief in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., and Ronald Davis, a former Oakland police captain and East Palo Alto chief who now directs the U.S. Department of Justice’s community policing office, which is conducting the review in San Francisco. It is not known if either Ramsey or Davis plans […]