US company to pay $1.1 mn in back wages

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  • An American employment service company has agreed to pay $1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees.
  • A large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals.
  • This follows an investigation by the Department of Labour’s Wage and Hour Division which found that Populus Group failed to pay H-1B employees required wages when worksites were shut down for holidays.
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