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DOL permanently implements Electronic PERM Certifications

On Friday, September 25, 2020, The United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) announced that it will permanently implement the electronic issuance of PERM labor certifications (“E-cert PERMs”). In March 2020, the DOL started temporarily issuing E-cert PERMs via e-mail as opposed to U.S. mail due to the COVID-19 pandemic. DOL initially implemented the E-cert PERMs through June […]

By | 2020-09-30T15:11:52+00:00 September 25th, 2020|Categories: Administrative Change, DOL, PERM|Comments Off on DOL permanently implements Electronic PERM Certifications

Department of Labor to Solicit Public Comments on Possible Changes to Schedule A Labor Certification Program

The Department of Labor (DOL) has published a notice in the Federal Register indicating that it intends to request public comments on potential changes to the Schedule A labor certification program. Under that program as it currently exists, nurses and physical therapists are exempted from the labor market test that is normally required for […]

By | 2016-04-12T17:23:11+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Categories: DOL, PERM|Comments Off on Department of Labor to Solicit Public Comments on Possible Changes to Schedule A Labor Certification Program