US company to pay $1.1 mn in back wages
06, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- 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.