OFLC, Aug. 15, 2022
"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has published an updated list of the names of foreign labor recruiters for the H-2B program as required by 20 CFR 655.9(c) .
The list contains the name and location of persons...
OFLC, Mar. 18, 2022
"OFLC Announces a Webinar on March 23, 2022 to Provide H-2B Prevailing Wage Determination General Filing Tips and Survey Basics for Surveyors
As part of the Office of Foreign Labor Certification's (OFLC) on-going efforts...
OFLC, Feb. 23, 2022
"Office of Foreign Labor Certification Publishes Annual Update to Allowable Charges for Agricultural Workers' Meals and for Travel Subsistence Reimbursement, Including Lodging
The Employment and Training Administration...
DOLETA, Jan. 5, 2021
"OFLC Conducts Randomization Process on H-2B Applications Submitted Requesting an April 1, 2021, Work Start Date
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has completed the randomization process to randomly assign all H-2B...
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...
OFLC, June 6, 2019
"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has received OMB approval for revisions to the H-2B Application for Temporary Employment Certification (Form ETA-9142B) and corresponding appendices, and related forms and instructions...
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...
Federal Judge Certifies Class Action in Mandatory Detention Lawsuit
On February 10, 2014, U.S. District Judge Michael Ponsor certified a class consisting of noncitizens in Massachusetts who are challenging their mandatory detention under Section 236...
DOL, Feb. 19, 2016 :
OFLC Announces Emergency Procedures Initiative for Backlogged H-2B Applications
The Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is presently experiencing significant delays...
Prohibition of DOL H-2B Processing Temporarily Lifted
"On March 18, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida issued an order effectively permitting DOL to restart its processing of H-2B applications under the 2008 rule...