Top News Links: Tuesday, August 6
A new lawsuit alleging that India-based Infosys abused visa laws to bring in Asian workers rather than hiring U.S. workers, has been filed by a Wisconsin job applicant; claims are similar to those in a suit filed by Huntsville employee Jay Palmer, which were dismissed because Alabama law does not protect worker rights even on immigration issues. — The Times of India
Innovative Hearth Products announced last week that it will expand its plant in Russellville and add about 245 workers; the plant makes indoor and outdoor fireplaces and accessories. — Franklin County Times
Dadeville officials are looking for funding for utility improvements to support an expansion at the KwangSung auto supplier plant; the expansion is expected to add about 100 jobs, bringing total employment above 500. — Alexander City Outlook
HealthSouth founder Richard Scrushy, continuing his battle to clear his name of a fraud conviction and return to work in the medical field, has asked the full federal court of appeals to reconsider his request, rather than the three-judge panel that ruled against him recently. — al.com
Huntsville International Airport retained the top spot as the most expensive airport in the U.S., according to federal statistics. — Huntsville Times
People's World, which describes itself as the direct descendent of the Daily Worker, says Austal is interfering with union organizing efforts and that a unionized work force "would help solve the mess in Mobile."