LATAM LMS-Frontline Worker Training Market (2020 to 2025) – Featuring Blackboard, Oracle and Kenexa Among Others

The “LATAM LMS-Frontline Worker Training Market – Forecast (2020 – 2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The LATAM LMS-Frontline worker training market is anticipated to reach $228.19 million by 2025 with a CAGR of 14.25% in the Forecast period 2020-2025.

Owing to the growing need of enhancing the skill sets of front line workers to provide better performance in their current positions and also in meeting the need for higher level skills to support higher value-aNAed activities in the economy thereby moving up the organization. More over Stringent Government regulations and initiatives regarding worker training in Latin America and emergence of gamification on a Learning Management System for worker training will accelerate the market in the forecast period. ANAitionally, the recent trends of globalization and consistent improvements in corporate competencies are some of the key factors attributing to the growth of the Latin America LMS-Front line worker training

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Trump administration’s H-1B visa crackdown: Expect big hike in foreign worker wage costs

Tech companies on Tuesday were hit with major changes to the high-skilled worker H-1B visa program that will make them pay foreign employees much higher wages. 

The changes to the skilled visa program were announced by the White House as the Department of Labor announced an interim final rule that aims to bring wages of foreign workers in line with wages paid to US workers in similar roles. The department’s rule takes effect once it’s been published by the Office of the Federal Register.  

The administration has framed the H-1B reforms and foreign employee wage requirement as a way to protect American workers as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the US labor market. 

The Department of Labor said the pandemic combined with potential abuses of the H-1B visa program required “immediate corrective action”. 

“The US Department of Labor is strengthening wage protections, addressing abuses in these visa programs, and ensuring American

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US tightens temporary worker visa rules

Donald Trump signed an executive order on H-1B visas in April.Image copyright
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Donald Trump signed an executive order on H-1B visas in April

The US government has announced it will tighten the requirements for the popular H-1B visa.

These visas are widely used by tech firms and visa recipients are mostly Indian and Chinese.

The temporary visas are intended to allow US companies to use foreign workers to fill skills gaps.

But the Trump administration says the visa has been abused, often at the expense of American workers.

Up to 85,000 people are granted an H-1B visa each year, and about 500,000 people are currently living in the US under the visa programme.

According to US Department of Labor statistics, more than two-thirds of H-1B visa holders come from India, and more than 10% come from China.

‘Cheaper foreign labour’

The new rules, which were jointly announced by the Department of Labor and the Department of

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