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DOL Challenge: Maintaining the Integrity of Foreign Labor Certification Programs

"OIG investigations continue to uncover schemes carried out by immigration attorneys, labor brokers, and transnational organized crime groups. OIG investigations have repeatedly revealed that fraudulent applications filed with DOL on behalf of fictitious companies, as well as schemes wherein fraudulent...

DOL ETA Releases New 9142, Appendix B.1 for H-2Bs

In anticipation of the Apr. 23rd launch date of the new H-2B final rule DOL has released revised ETA Form 9142 and Appendix B.1 .

Revised DOL FAQ on ETA 9089

[Question] - "If the employer will accept an alternate combination of education and experience and the acceptable number of years is other than a whole number, how can the employer inform the Department of the acceptable number of years on the ETA Form 9089? The field wherein the number...

OFLC FY 2012 Q4 Disclosure Files

" The OFLC PERM, H-2A, H-2B, Prevailing Wage, and H-1B program disclosure data files for Quarter 4 of FY 2012 are now available in CSV format. Click here to access the disclosure files and corresponding record layouts. Historical OFLC program disclosure files for prior fiscal years prior to 2008...

Revised ETA Form 9141

DOL, June 18, 2013 : " A revised version of the ETA Form 9141 will be implemented in the iCERT Portal on June 18. The form changes were pursued through the Paperwork Reduction Act process and have been reviewed and approved by the Office of Management and Budget. Minor changes were made to clarify...

Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for H–1B Ready to Work Partnership Grants

"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (the Department), announces the availability of approximately $150 million in funds for the H–1B Ready to Work Partnership (Ready to Work) grant program. The Department expects to fund approximately 20–30 grants...

DOL Notice: H-2A Allowable Charges

"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this Notice to announce (1) the allowable charges for 2015 that employers seeking H–2A workers may charge their workers when the employer provides three meals a day, and (2) the maximum travel...

DOL OFLC FAQ on H-2B Private Wage Surveys

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Office of Foreign Labor Certification Frequently Asked Questions H-2B Program – Employer-Provided Surveys March 2015