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...
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...
June 3, 2020
OFLC Releases Round 4 of COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Further Extensions.
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification released Round 4 of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding COVID-19. COVID-19 Round 4 rescinds and...
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...
OFLC, Apr. 8, 2020
"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is making this public service announcement to alert employers and other interested stakeholders that the legacy iCERT System will be fully decommissioned on May 1, 2020 .
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...
OFLC, Apr. 1, 2020
" OFLC Temporarily Suspends Daily Mail Processing at Atlanta and Chicago National Processing Centers, Urges Employers to File Documents Electronically.
On March 20, 2020, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker directed all individuals...
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, 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...
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...
OFLC, June 4, 2019
"As part of the Department’s technology modernization initiative, the FLAG System is being developed to improve customer service and modernize the administration of foreign labor certification programs through the Employment...
OFLC, May 13-16, 2019
"May 16 - As part of the Office of Foreign Labor Certification’s (OFLC) ongoing efforts to increase public outreach and technical assistance to the stakeholder community, OFLC is making available a series of presentations...
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...