Must a prevailing wage determination be obtained from the National Prevailing Wage Center (NPWC) if the employer is filing an application for a college or university teacher under the optional recruitment and documentation procedures provision?
Yes, a prevailing wage determination must be obtained...
FAQ: Job Requirements/Duties Beyond Those Considered Normal For The Occupation
Does informing the National Prevailing Wage Center (NPWC) on a prevailing wage request (ETA Form 9141) that the job contains requirements not normal to the occupation meet an employer's obligation to inform the Department...
"To assist prospective H-2A employers in preparing their agricultural job
offers and applications, the Department of Labor has posted a fourth
round of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) providing clarifications on
background check, contract impossibility, and surety bond requirements
U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Office of Foreign Labor Certification Frequently Asked Questions H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 Programs March 27, 2012
"On March 14th, 20th and 27th, the Department conducted three webinars
intended to educate program users and other interested stakeholders on
the requirements of the 2012 H-2B Final Rule. Today the Department
posted Round 1 of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). The FAQs are
May 14, 2012 :
"The Department of Labor has posted a revised Frequently Asked
Question (FAQ) regarding the Permanent (PERM) Program and the
consequences of withdrawing an application in Supervised Recruitment.
This FAQ is available here
and on the FAQs page of the OFLC website under...
[Question] - "If the employer will accept an alternate
combination of education and experience and the acceptable number of
years is other than a whole number, how can the employer inform the
Department of the acceptable number of years on the ETA Form 9089? The
field wherein the number...
employer place a job order with the State Workforce Agency (SWA) or will
a job order placed on America's Job Bank (AJB) be sufficient?
The employer is required to place a job order with the SWA serving the area of intended employment. It is
recognized that states vary in their...
"The Department of Labor has posted new and revised FAQs for the
prevailing wage program. Topics include occupation-specific issues, the
documentation of an affiliated or related nonprofit entity, and the
issuance of hourly wages. These FAQs are available here and on the FAQs page of the OFLC...
"The Department has posted the first round of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) addressing the implementation of electronic filing in the H-2B and H-2A labor certification programs through the Department's iCERT Visa Portal System. The FAQs are largely based on questions received from participants...
From the DOL FAQ of April 24, 2013 : "[I]f you currently employ H-2B workers, you and your current workers are affected by the new wage rule. Employers who have H-2B workers perform work on or after April 24, 2013, will receive a new prevailing wage determination in accordance with the Wage Methodology...
DOL has updated its FAQ on Apr. 25, 2013. USCIS resumes adjudication of H-2B petitions.
"This FAQ addresses how an employer is to demonstrate that it notified and considered laid-off U.S. workers for the job opportunity listed on the ETA Form 9089. To read the FAQ, please click here and scroll to the PERM / Recruitment Report subheading." - DOL, Feb. 21, 2014 .
" The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration has added a new question and answer (Q&A) to its frequently asked questions (FAQ). The new Q&A concerns notification and consideration of laid-off U.S. workers for PERM labor certification applications. ... Unfortunately...
U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Office of Foreign Labor Certification Frequently Asked Questions H-2B Program – Employer-Provided Surveys March 2015
As of 11:30 a.m. Central, the dedicated page mentioned in yesterday's post is nowhere to be found. It was there yesterday, I swear. When will DOL bring it back to life? Meanwhile, the links to the FAQs still work. - DMK
"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has created a dedicated web...
"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted new and updated Labor Condition Application (LCA/ ETA Form 9035/9035E) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 programs."
[Dated July 31, 2015 ; posted by DOL Aug. 4, 2015 .]
DOL posted this FAQ on Jan. 22, 2016 . Though the FAQ is nominally limited to the H-2A context, it would not be surprising if DOL applied similar reasoning in other H visa contexts.
DOL, Oct. 7, 2016 - " The Department of Labor has published a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) Round 13 related to preparing the required recruitment report for employers seeking labor certification under the PERM Program along with two "best practice" sample recruitment reports. The Round...
Cora-Ann Pestaina, Aug. 22, 2017 - "As PERM practitioners, we are all familiar with Department of Labor’s (DOL) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Going as far back as 2005, the year of the inception of the PERM program, there have been various rounds of DOL FAQs on a wide range of topics...