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H-1B Employee Compensation Protections

Posted by attorney Steven Krieger

The H-1B program requires employers to comply with federal regulations, but this does not always occur. This can result in employees not being fully compensated and/or the employee being charged expenses for which the employer is obligated. Below are several examples of employer violations:

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If you are working in the U.S. as an H-1B employee and your employer has engaged in one or more of the above-mentioned practices, you should speak with immigration attorney to help you determine how to proceed. Since the regulations that govern the H-1B program are federal, the attorney does not need to be in your local area as long as the attorney has sufficient experience in the required areas. The consultation should include a discussion of the specific facts surrounding your employment and how you may recover the wages you are owed.

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