By: Lisa Yu, Esq.
The FY2012 statistics are out for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration and the findings are enlightening. The DOL received approximately 67,400 PERM applications between October 1, 2011 and September 16, 2012. Nearly half (approximately 45%) of cases are audited for review, 4% are sent to supervised recruitment, and . . . → Read More: PERMing Your Way through the Audit Landmine
By Lisa Yu, Esq.
As an attorney who has focused primarily on labor certifications for the past 14 years, I have learned a lot of lessons and want to share a few tips….
Never promise a client that the labor certification process will be approved, you can never know if there are qualified U.S. workers;
Never tell a . . . → Read More: PERM Labor Certification – Five Reflections and Warnings for Attorneys, Employers and Foreign Nationals
[Via DOL OFLC]
What should an employer do if it is unable to provide documentation in response to a decision or a request for information in a timely manner, i.e., prior to an established deadline, particularly in extenuating circumstances where the deadline is immediate?
Where an employer is required to provide documentation . . . → Read More: OFLC Posts New PERM FAQ on Request for Extension by Employers
The Department has posted new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to assist employers and others regarding prevailing wage requests and determinations.
I submitted a prevailing wage request via the iCERT System. Should I also mail a copy of the ETA 9141 to the NPWC?
No. Please submit only one ETA 9141 per prevailing wage request. In order to . . . → Read More: DOL Updates FAQs on Prevailing Wage Requests and Determinations