Legal Requirements for Employers Seeking Certification

Employers seeking to obtain a permanent labor certification for a foreign worker must meticulously follow a series of legal requirements set by the DOL. These requirements are designed to protect U.S. labor by ensuring that the employment of foreign workers supplements the U.S. workforce in a fair and equitable manner:

Understanding and complying with these requirements is critical for employers. A misstep in following these legal mandates can lead to the rejection of the labor certification application, or worse, legal repercussions for the employer. Legal counsel from a knowledgeable permanent labor certification lawyer can prevent such outcomes by ensuring that every step of the process is compliant with the regulations.

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