A firm specializing in information technology has been ordered to pay nearly $1.7 million in back wages to H-1B non-immigrant workers following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor in a case that should sound a warning for every employer.
The company, GlobalCynex, Inc. , is a division of Sterling information technology. According to its website, the company bills itself as “a leading Global Consulting and IT services company, providing a broad array of solutions customized for a range of key verticals and horizontals. From strategy consulting right through to implementing IT solutions for customers, providing innovative business and technology services that deliver measurable results.”
The total award of $1,683,584 to 343 workers amounts to (more…)