Legislating an IT Fix
- Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP): A Benefit or Disadvantage? Phulwani, Michael; Nachman, David H.; Singh, Rabindra K. // News India Times;9/12/2014, Vol. 45 Issue 37, p28
The article offers the author's insights on the need for the Canadian government to approve the Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to legalize Canadian employers to implement the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) that aims to recruit foreign workers temporarily.
- SKILLS SHORTAGE. Roberts, John // CRN;12/5/2005, Issue 1174, p76
This article reports that technology companies in the U.S. almost certainly will face growing skilled labor shortages next year. Ironically, it also means that skilled foreigners who have graduated from the American universities and could work for the U.S. companies will be instead sent home,...
- Slovenia extends labor market restrictions for Croatians. // Regional Today;06/24/2013, p5
The article reports on the approval of a bill by the Parliament of Slovenia, on June 20, 2013, which extends the labor market restrictions for Croatian workers by two years.
- Why is the skills pool still dry after so many redundancies? Brown, Simon // Computer Weekly;10/31/2002, p26
Analyzes shortages of information technology (IT) professionals in the companies of Great Britain as of October 2002. Difference in research results of IT skills shortage done by various bodies; Qualities looked for in a candidate by a prospective employer; Reasons for the supposed IT skills...
- Washington debates IS shortage. Whiting, Rick // Software Magazine;May98, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p23
Focuses on the issue of raising the ceiling for the number of foreign information technology (IT) worker in the United States under temporary H-1B visas in view of the shortage of skilled IT personnel. Proposed bill by Senator Spencer Abraham; Report by the Information Technology Association of...
- Hiring Problems. Kitada, Chiaki // J@pan Inc.;Nov2000, Issue 13, p4
Discusses the problems faced by information technology (IT) companies in Japan in hiring foreign employees, according to a 2000 survey by the Institute for Management Development. Legal impediments to the growth of electronic commerce; Efforts of Japan to catch up with the United States in IT;...
- Importing skills: at what cost to the future? Vowler, Julia // Computer Weekly;6/10/2003, p31
There are many benefits in using foreign IT workers, including lower wages and filling skills shortages in key areas, but there are drawbacks you must bear in mind. The use of foreign IT workers by companies in Great Britain to plug skills gaps is currently a red-hot issue. Later in June 2003,...
- DOES INCREASING THE H-1B VISA SKIRT THE TRAINING ISSUE? Jones, Jennifer; Browen, Ted Smalley // InfoWorld;10/30/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p39
Deals with the expansion of the H-1B visa for information technology (IT) workers planning to enter the market in the United States. Disadvantage of the expansion program; Views on the expansion program.
- H1-B visa debate heats up. Jones, Jennifer // InfoWorld;09/25/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 39, p8
Deals with the debate among congressmen in the United States on whether or not to allow more information technology (IT) workers into the country via the H1-B visa program. Remarks from Grant Mydland, manager of government relations at Computing Technology Industry Association; Actions being...