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OFLC Releases the H-2B Foreign Labor Recruiter List for Q3 of Fiscal Year 2022
Posted on 15 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

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OFLC Releases Public Disclosure Data and Selected Program Statistics for Q3 of Fiscal Year 2022
Posted on 15 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Aug. 15, 2022 "The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released a comprehensive set of public disclosure data (through the third quarter of fiscal year 2022) drawn from employer applications requesting prevailing wage determinations... Read More

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OFLC Announces Publication of an Updated Appendix A to the Preamble–Education and Training Categories by O*NET–SOC Occupations Effective July 1, 2022
Posted on 27 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, June 27, 2022 "On November 15, 2021, the Employment and Training Administration issued a Federal Register notice (FRN) informing the public that the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) was updating Appendix A to the Preamble–Education... Read More

ETA-9141 Webinar Online
Posted on 11 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, May, 11, 2022 "On April 19, the OFLC hosted a webinar providing tips and assistance for stakeholders on the Process of Filing Form ETA-9141, Application for Prevailing Wage Determination, for the Permanent and Labor Condition Programs. Webinar... Read More

OFLC Announces Webinar on April 19, 2022, to Provide Technical Assistance to Stakeholders on the Process for Filing the Form ETA-9141
Posted on 8 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Apr. 8, 2022 "The Office of Foreign Labor Certification invites interested stakeholders to participate in a webinar that provides technical assistance and helpful tips for preparing Application for Prevailing Wage Determination (Form ETA... Read More

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OFLC H-2B Webinar, Mar. 23, 2022
Posted on 21 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Tags: webinar , oflc , H-2B

OFLC Annual Update, H-2 Meal Charges, Reimbursements
Posted on 23 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

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OFLC News (Feb. 14, 2022)
Posted on 14 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC Releases Public Disclosure Data and Selected Program Statistics for Q1 of Fiscal Year 2022 The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released a comprehensive set of public disclosure data (through the first quarter of fiscal year 2022... Read More

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Facebook Pays $14.25M to Settle PERM Beef
Posted on 19 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Oct. 19, 2021 "The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Labor today announced separate settlement agreements with Facebook regarding its use of the permanent labor certification program (PERM). The Justice Department’s... Read More

Tags: perm , Facebook , DOL , oflc , DOJ

OFLC Enhances FLAG
Posted on 18 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Aug. 17, 2021 "As part of the Department's technology modernization initiative, the FLAG system was implemented to improve customer service and modernize the administration of foreign labor certification programs. On August 16, 2021,... Read More

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OFLC News, Aug. 6, 2021
Posted on 6 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Aug. 6, 2021 OFLC Releases Public Disclosure Data and Selected Program Statistics for Q3 of Fiscal Year 2021 The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released a comprehensive set of public disclosure data (through the third quarter... Read More

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OFLC News (July 16, 2021)
Posted on 16 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, July 16, 2021 1. OFLC Announces Relocation of the Office of Foreign Labor Certification's Atlanta National Processing Center; Change of Physical Mailing Address The Employment and Training Administration issued a Federal Register notice... Read More

OFLC Releases Data (Apr. 20, 2021)
Posted on 21 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, Apr. 20, 2021 " OFLC Releases Public Disclosure Data and Selected Program Statistics for Q2 of Fiscal Year 2021 The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released a comprehensive set of public disclosure data (through the second... Read More

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H-2B Randomization Process Complete: DOL (Jan. 5, 2021)
Posted on 5 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

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New OFLC Web Page for AEWR
Posted on 19 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Nov. 19, 2020 "On November 5, 2020, the Department of Labor (Department) published a final rule updating the methodology for determining hourly Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWR) for non-range agricultural occupations in the H-2A visa program... Read More

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