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OFLC Puts SOC Webinar Online
Posted on 23 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, June 22, 2022 "OFLC has placed the June 21, 2022 stakeholder update on the implementation of the new 2018 Standard Occupational Classification system recording and presentation on the Prevailing Wage section of the website. As part of the... Read More

OFLC Announces 60-Day Public Comment Period on the Form ETA-9141, Form ETA-9141, Appendix A, and Form ETA-9165
Posted on 14 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, June 14, 2022 "The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has published a 60-day Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) Federal Register Notice (FRN) relating to the Application for Prevailing Wage Determination information collection request... 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

DOL ETA OFLC Restores Wage Rule
Posted on 13 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, Dec. 13, 2021 "The Employment and Training Administration’s (ETA) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has issued a final rule informing the public that OFLC is amending the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), at 20 CFR 655.731... Read More

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

DOL: Operative Date of Wage Regulation is Oct. 7, 2020
Posted on 30 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, June 29, 2021 OFLC Announces Updates to Implementation of the Final Rule Affecting Wages for H-1B and PERM Workers; District Court’s Order Vacating Final Rule "On June 23, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of... Read More

New OEWS Technical Release Notes (June 25, 2021)
Posted on 25 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, June 25, 2021 "OFLC Issues Technical Release Notes for the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Update for the July 2021 through June 2022 Wage Year The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has published the latest prevailing... Read More

DOL Wage Rule: Delay of Effective/Transition Dates
Posted on 12 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 05/13/2021 "On March 12, 2021, the Department of Labor (Department or DOL) published a final rule delaying the effective date of the January 14, 2021, rule entitled Strengthening... Read More

OFLC Provides Revised Form ETA-9141 Webinar Materials and Information to Stakeholders in Advance of May 3 Transition
Posted on 28 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Apr. 28, 2021 "On April 27, 2021, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) conducted a webinar to provide an overview on how to complete the revised Form ETA-9141, Application for Prevailing Wage Determination , in OFLC’s Foreign... Read More

DOLETA Prevailing Wage RFI
Posted on 2 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 62 / Friday, April 2, 2021 "The Department of Labor (Department) invites interested parties to provide information on the sources of data and methodologies for determining prevailing wage levels covering employment... Read More

DOLETA Pushes Wage Rule to Nov. 14, 2022
Posted on 18 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 03/22/2021 "On March 12, 2021, the Department of Labor (Department or DOL) published a final rule delaying the effective date of the rule entitled Strengthening Wage Protections... Read More

DOLETA Delays Wage Rule Effective Date
Posted on 12 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 47 / Friday, March 12, 2021 "On February 1, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL or Department) proposed to delay the effective date of the final rule entitled ‘‘Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary... Read More

DOLETA Announces Delay in Effective Date of Final Rule Affecting Wages for H-1B and PERM Workers
Posted on 1 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, Feb. 1, 2021 "The Department of Labor issued a Federal Register notice today informing the public that the Final Rule , Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States , would... Read More

OFLC Plan to Reissue Certain PWDs
Posted on 25 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOLETA, Jan. 22, 2021 OFLC Announces Plan for Reissuing Certain Prevailing Wage Determinations Issued under the Department’s Interim Final Rule of October 8, 2020; Compliance with the District Court’s Modified Order "On January 20... Read More

DOL Final Rule Ignores Comments, Hikes PERM, H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 Wages
Posted on 12 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 9 / Thursday, January 14, 2021 - "In this final rule, the Department of Labor (the Department or DOL) adopts with changes an Interim Final Rule (IFR) that amended Employment and Training Administration (ETA) regulations... Read More