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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

Tags: oflc , H-2B , H-2A

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

Tags: oflc , aewr , H-2A

OFLC Posts COVID-19 FAQ Round 3 (Apr. 9, 2020)
Posted on 9 Apr 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Apr. 9, 2020 "1. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, can I move my H-1B workers to a new worksite that is located outside the area of intended employment on my certified Labor Condition Application? ... 2. Due to the impact of the... Read More

Tags: oflc , H-1B , COVID-19 , H-2A

DOL Posts H-2A FAQ (Apr. 1, 2020)
Posted on 1 Apr 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Apr. 1, 2020 "The Office of Foreign Labor Certification released Round 2 of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding COVID-19. The Round 2 FAQs address potential issues regarding the H-2A temporary agricultural labor certification program... Read More

Tags: oflc , COVID-19 , H-2A

OFLC Announces H-2A Procedure Changes
Posted on 28 Aug 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Aug. 27, 2019 " OFLC Announces New H-2A Application Forms and Schedule for Electronic Filing in the Foreign Labor Application Gateway System The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) announced changes to the forms and the online... Read More

Tags: oflc , H-2A

iCERT Updates from DOL (Jan. 3, 2019)
Posted on 4 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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. The Department... Read More

Tags: DOL , oflc , icert , H-2B , H-2A

OFLC Notice: Electronic Filing of H–2A and H–2B Labor Certification Applications Through the iCERT Visa Portal System
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is announcing the implementation of electronic filing for the submission of nonimmigrant temporary labor certification applications under the H– 2A and H–2B visa programs through the Department... Read More

Tags: oflc , efiling , icert , H-2B , H-2A