Jobs in US

'Protectionist' call centre Bill reintroduced in US Congress

'Protectionist' call centre Bill reintroduced in US Congress

A bipartisan Bill was today reintroduced in the US Congress to make companies that move call centres overseas ineligible for grants or guaranteed loans from the government, a move aimed at curbing the transfer of jobs to nations like India.

Mar 03, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
`Trump not planning any executive order on H-1B visas`

`Trump not planning any executive order on H-1B visas`

The Trump administration has no plans to come out with an executive order on H-1B visas, a prominent Indian-American donor and supporter of the US President claimed today, contradicting media reports that have generated anxiety in India.

Feb 02, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives; seeks doubling of minimum salary to $ 130,000

H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives; seeks doubling of minimum salary to $ 130,000

A legislation has been introduced in the US House of Representatives which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to USD 130,000, making it difficult for firms to use the programme to replace American employees with foreign workers, including from India.

Jan 31, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Walmart says to create 10,000 jobs, invest $6.8 bn in US; Donald Trump takes credit

Walmart says to create 10,000 jobs, invest $6.8 bn in US; Donald Trump takes credit

Walmart announced on Tuesday it will invest $6.8 billion in the United States and create 10,000 jobs in stores and e-commerce, a move for which President-elect Donald Trump quickly took credit.

Jan 17, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Will fight to stop foreign H1B visa holders​ replacing American workers: Donald Trump

Will fight to stop foreign H1B visa holders​ replacing American workers: Donald Trump

 Is President-elect Donald Trump's policy on outsourcing going to sound death knell for the H-1B visas? 

Dec 10, 2016, 11:26 AM IST
President-wannabe Donald Trump accuses IBM of moving jobs to India

President-wannabe Donald Trump accuses IBM of moving jobs to India

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accused US tech giant IBM of laying off 500 workers in Minneapolis and shifting their jobs to India and other countries as he warned of levying a 35 percent tax on companies doing so if he is elected.

Nov 07, 2016, 10:27 AM IST
Donald Trump vows to stop flight of American jobs to overseas

Donald Trump vows to stop flight of American jobs to overseas

Citing flight of jobs to overseas including some to India, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has vowed to stop such a trend in the US if he is voted to power in the election in about a week from now.

Nov 01, 2016, 09:34 AM IST

US unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since April 2008

The US economy generated a lower-than-expected 173,000 new jobs in August, the government reported Friday, but upward revisions to previous months` data sweetened the picture for hiring across the country.

Sep 04, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Indian-Americans organise job fair in Chicago

The Job fair attracted many large companies such as W W Grainger, Allstate, PepsiCo, Tech Mahindra, L&T Infotech and L&T Technologies, who were the corporate sponsors.

Oct 28, 2013, 19:30 PM IST

70% Americans unhappy at work

A vast majority of US workers - 70 percent - do not feel engaged or inspired by their jobs, which is costing the country between USD 450-550 billion per year, a new has found.

Jun 25, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

Indian companies created 50,000 jobs in US: Burns

Burns praised the recent Indian decisions with regard to next phase of economic reforms.

Oct 27, 2012, 09:50 AM IST

Obama assures to bring jobs back to US

President Barack Obama has reiterated his call to make the government more efficient and assist companies to bring jobs back to the US from abroad.

Jan 15, 2012, 09:58 AM IST

US private sector adds 110,000 jobs in October: Report

US private-sector employers added 110,000 jobs in October, beating economists' expectations.

Nov 02, 2011, 19:26 PM IST