Welcome

Ex-Disney Employees Abandon Case Over Foreign Worker Replacement

May 9, 2018, 7:19 PM

A group of U.S. information technology workers at Walt Disney World who were laid off and replaced by workers on H-1B visas no longer are pursuing litigation against their former employer.

The 2015 layoff at Walt Disney World was one of a handful of cases that brought national attention to the H-1B program and spurred President Donald Trump to call for changes to the program during his campaign.

The Trump administration has since brought additional scrutiny to the H-1B program for skilled guestworkers. Last year, employers participating in the program saw an increase in requests for additional evidence and denials ...

To read the full article log in. To learn more about a subscription click here.