High-Tech Firms Defeat Foreign Worker Hiring Laws With Fake Want Ads

High-Tech Firms Defeat Foreign Worker Hiring Laws With Fake Want Ads – No American would respond to these ads. If they do, they aren’t qualified. So the company can import and hire a foreigner. [Dvorak]
High-Tech Firms Defeat Foreign Worker Hiring Laws With Fake Want AdsNo American would respond to these ads. If they do, they aren’t qualified. So the company can import and hire a foreigner. [Dvorak]

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