Angelo A. Paparelli, Oct. 13, 2020
Immigration Rush to Judgment – No Good Cause for New H-1B Rules in a Hurry
" The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last week affirmed the truth of the Upton Sinclair...
DOL, Sept. 24, 2020
"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, or the Department, or we), announces the availability of up to $150 million in grant funds authorized under section 414(c) of the American Competitiveness...
OFLC, June 16, 2020
" OFLC Announces Extension of Issuance of Electronic PERM Labor Certifications Through September 30, 2020.
On March 25, 2020, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) informed stakeholders that the Atlanta National...
1. " OFLC Issues Frequently Asked Questions Related to the H-2B Supplemental Visa Allocation Announcement by Department of Homeland Security for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2020.
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released...
On Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020 DOL published this " Notice of Availability " in the Federal Register collecting "Guidance Documents."
On Friday, Mar. 6, 2020 DOL published a " Direct Final Rule " and a Proposed Rule , both relating...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 07/26/2019.
"The Department of Labor (Department or DOL) proposes to amend its regulations regarding the certification of temporary employment of nonimmigrant workers employed...
Here is an Advance Copy of the rule to be published on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 42 / Monday, March 4, 2019
Selection Procedures for Reviewing Applications Filed by Employers Seeking Temporary Employment of H–2B Foreign Workers in the United States
" The Department of Labor’s (Department’s...
DOL, Feb. 26, 2019
February 26, 2019. Department Announces Updates to its Procedures for Processing H-2B Applications for Temporary Labor Certification
"The Department today announced updates to its procedures for processing H-2B applications...
DOL OFLC, Jan. 7, 2019 - " OFLC Issues Last Status Update Today on the iCERT System.
LAST OPERATING STATUS : The Department's iCERT Rapid Response Team has continued to monitor the iCERT system, which has consistently been open for service...
DOL Office of Foreign Labor Certification
Jan. 3, 2019: OFLC Issues Status Update on Availability of the iCERT System
The iCERT system for application processing is tentatively scheduled to open at 2:00 p.m. EST on MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2019.
DOL, Jan. 2, 2019
"The iCERT Portal System is currently unavailable.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT (Updated January 2, 2019, 12:00PM EST): Within the first five minutes of opening the semi-annual H-2B certification process on January 1, 2019, the U...
Employers vying for the 33,000 H-2B visas (for temporary, non-agricultural workers) with an April 1, 2019 start date were poised last night to e-file critical document packets at one nanosecond past midnight, EST.
See: December 27, 2018. H-2B Application...
DOJ, July 31, 2018 - "Today, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Labor (DOL) expanded their collaboration to better protect U.S. workers from discrimination by employers that prefer to hire temporary visa...
"Agriculture plays a significant role in Oklahoma's economy, with nearly 80,000 farms contributing to the state's production and providing jobs for thousands of workers. Farmworkers play an essential role in producing our nation's food...