The Trump administration announced an overhaul of the H-1B visa program that will require employers to pay high-skilled foreign workers significantly higher wages. Select your area and occupation to find how you are impacted.
New OES prevailing wage minimums required by DOL
Austin-Round Rock, TX Travis County, TX
Before Oct 8, 2020
From Oct 8, 2020
Leveled wages cannot be provided in Area Austin-Round-Rock-TX-Travis-County-TX-12420 for the occupation code Chemical-Engineers-17-2041 due to limitations in the OES data. Employer provided surveys may be considered under the appropriate regulation, unless the provision of a survey is not permitted
The new wages are for the period from October 8, 2020 - June 30, 2021. Prevailing wage determinations issued from the National Prevailing Wage Center will reflect the new data. The new rule has been published as an Interim Final Rule without going through public comment. It will surely be litigated. Click here to join the lawsuit.