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DOL Refuses Senate Request on SCE Case April 26, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 26, 2015

“what really enabled the hiring of H-1Bs to work at SCE was the four-tier system of determining prevailing wage, which makes young foreign workers cheap.”

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Unclear Goal in Senators' Letter Regarding SCE Case - April 10, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 10, 2015

"I explained in a recent post, what really enabled the hiring of H-1Bs to work at SCE was the four-tier system of determining prevailing wage, which makes young workers cheap."

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SESSIONS, DURBIN LEAD BIPARTISAN GROUP OF SENATORS DEMANDING FEDERAL INVESTIGATION OF SOCAL EDISON

By: lvanderwoude - April 9, 2015

Sessions: “There is no ‘shortage’ of talented Americans, only a shortage of officials willing to protect them.”

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The H-1B/Age Connection: So Simple to Explain, So Hard to Understand - April 4, 2015 Matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 4, 2015

Read this for two points in particular: the REAL significance of the case in which SCE replaced American IT workers by foreign ones, and the example of of Cognita CEO Gaurev Patel

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Analyses of H-1B Salaries in Silicon Valley Firms March 31, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - March 31, 2015

Analyses of H-1B Salaries in Silicon Valley Firms

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None of the Arguments for Singling Out the IT Services Firms Works March 25, 2015 Matloff

By: lvanderwoude - March 25, 2015

A number of my writings and blog posts have mentioned what I consider a misplaced focus in discussions of foreign tech worker programs on the IT services firms.

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New L-1 Rules: Why Don't They Just Say Who They Mean? March 25, 2015 Matloff

By: lvanderwoude - March 25, 2015

Today, the USCIS released its tentative new policy on the L-1B work visa, which is for intracompany transfers.

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Labor, With Unlikely Allies, Tackles Exploitation of High-Tech Workers By: Mark Gruenberg

By: lvanderwoude - March 19, 2015

Any new immigration law "should unambiguously state it is illegal to replace an American worker with an H-1B worker," Trumka said.

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H-1B Workers Have Minimal Skills: Infosys Whistleblower

By: lvanderwoude - March 19, 2015

H-1B workers replacing Americans have minimal skills and little or no business knowledge, a whistleblower from Indian IT giant Infosys has said.

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Now Hiring Foreign Students Preferred March 19, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - March 19, 2015

In my comments yesterday on the Senate hearing, I noted that most of the senators were viewing the issue of foreign tech workers through an “Intels are heroes

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H-1B CWA Local 4250 History

January 24, 2002 - AT$T's Threat to Our Nation's Communications Infrastructure!

January 24, 2002- CWA Local 4250 President Emeritus Steve Tisza' letter to Daniel P. Burnham, Chairman of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council (NSTAC) requesting an immediate investigation of AT$T's training of foreign nationals from India.

February 1, 2002- Homeland Security Continues To Be At Risk Due to Corporate GREED!

CWA Local 4250/CTU#16 President Emeritus Steve Tisza initiated this website/page in February 2002 as a result of AT$T' s closing of AT$T provsioning centers in Chicago and Oakbrook, Illinois and subsequent surplus declaration of approximately one-hundred and fifty(150) Bargaining Unit jobs.

April 18, 2002 - CWA President Morty Bahr' Letter To US Senator Fritz Hollings

April 18, 2002- CWA President Bahr wrote US Senator Fritz Hollings advising him of CWAs concerns regarding AT$Ts abuse of the H-1B Visa System and of AT$Ts plans to move its engineering and maintenance of the AT$T Global Network to India.

April 24 2002 - Public Service Announcement NBC Refused to Air

CWA Locals 4250 and 4998 produced this (30)thirty-second public service announcement regarding AT$T’s training of foreign nationals and its potential threat to Homeland Security. Commercial time was purchased and the video was scheduled to air on the Chicago affiliate of the NBC Good Morning America Show on April 24, 2002 and run until May 11, 2002.

Members of U.S. Senate Caucus on India and Indian Americans

For the first time in the history of the US Senate a country-focused caucus has been constituted and announcing its formation was the driving force behind the move Senator John Cornyn, a Republican Senator from Texas who had visited India. Click on to check if your U.S. Senator is a member of the caucus. If Yes, WRITE and object to the H-1B Visa Program and OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS!

Members of U. S. House of Representatives Caucus on India and Indian Americans

The largest caucus of its kind in the U. S. Congress was formed in 1993. One of their objectives is to push India's economic agenda on the hill. Click on to check if your Congressperson is a member of the caucus. If Yes, WRITE and object to the H-1B Visa Program and OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS!

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People Powered Rally

Time: 06:30pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Join US Senator Bernie Sanders, Mayoral Candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and 10th Ward Aldermanic Candidate Susan Sadlowski Garza at 11731 Avenue O, Chicago, Illinois (Formerly USWA Local 1033 Union Hall)...If you plan on going please wear CWA Clothing...(re

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Legacy T and Legacy S Picket Schedules

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Picket schedules for Legacy T and Legacy S members

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Illinois 2nd Congressional District Job & Resource Expo

Time: 09:00am
Location: 250 E. 111th Street Chicago

US Congresswoman Robin Kelly invites you to Youth Job & Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 24. Registration at 8:30 am....hours 9 am to Noon at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy at 250 E. 111th Street Chicago, Ill

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Contract Expiration

Time: 11:59pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Contracts for both AT&T Corp - Legacy T and AT&T Midwest Legacy S expires at 11:59 pm

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Today in Labor History

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

The American Federation of Teachers is founded in Chicago. In its first four years, the union chartered 174 locals. Today, the AFT has more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide and more than 1.6 million members.

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Stand for Fairness

Time: 11:00am
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

AT AT&T Shareholders meeting CWA Members across the country will be Standing in Solidarity and Fairness at 9am Pacific Time

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Today in Labor History in 1978

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

A concrete cooling tower under construction at a power station at Willow Island, West Virginia, collapses. All of the 51 construction workers on the scaffolding fell to their deaths. OSHA and the contractor agreed to settle the case for $85,500 (or about

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Today in Labor History in 1971

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration – the main federal agency charged with the enforcement of workplace safety and health legislation – is formed. April 28, is designated as Workers Memorial Day, an international day of remembrance for

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