Bloomberg Law
Nov. 19, 2018, 7:14 PM

Staffing Companies Seeking Skilled Worker Visas Must Name Clients

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

Employers that plan to place their H-1B skilled guestworkers at third-party client sites now have to list the names and addresses of those clients when applying for the visas.

The Department of Labor Nov. 19 released its new labor condition application, the form that employers seeking H-1B visas need to complete as a first step in the process. Use of the new form is mandatory going forward, the agency said.

The new application originally was proposed in May, leading to concerns that revealing client names could breach confidentiality agreements and make staffing companies’ competitors privy to their client lists. ...

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