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  • Expatriate workers find wealth of positions worldwide

    Working abroad is just part of the job for many professionals in the oil and gas industry, driving expatriate employment around the globe. For engineers, geologists and other professionals, the opportunities to work overseas are abundant, and the benefits attached to these expatriate positions are well worth the journey. Saudi Aramco, a national oil and… Read More »

    Apr 25, 2013
  • Delhi Govt. increases minimum wages

    The Delhi Government has decided to implement the revised rates of minimum wages for unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled categories in all scheduled employments, Labour Minister A.K. Walia said on Monday. The new rates, which have been worked out after adjustment of dearness allowances, have come into effect from April 1, 2013 and will extend to… Read More »

    Apr 20, 2013
  • Immigration bill increases visas for skilled workers, tightens rules

    The Senate immigration bill outlined Tuesday attempts to meet long-sought demands from America’s technology sector for more high-skilled workers from abroad to fill the gap created by a shortage of American candidates. Under the proposed bipartisan legislation outlined Tuesday, the official quota of “H1-B” visas for high-skilled, foreign workers would increase by 69 percent to… Read More »

    Apr 20, 2013
  • H1-B visas could double under Senate plan: Washington Post

    The number of H-1B visas issued by the US could double under a proposed Senate immigration plan, which would also remove the cap on the green card, a move likely to benefit Indian-American technology professionals but not the Indian companies. The Senate immigration plan would dramatically increase the number of high-skilled foreign workers allowed into… Read More »

    Apr 16, 2013
  • Ease visa norms for free movement of tourists, says United Nations body

    The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has decided to exchange best practices and strategies within countries while favouring easing visa process for tourists. This was disclosed by Union Minister of State for Tourism K. Chiranjeevi on the conclusion of the two-day UNWTO conference in Hyderabad late on Saturday. Referring to the visa-on-arrival facility, the Minister… Read More »

    Apr 16, 2013
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