DOL Publishes Final Rule on Alien Substitution and Other Labor Certification Issues

April 2007
Venulex Legal Summaries;2007 Q2, p1
The article reports on the publication of a Final Rule to impose clear limitations on the acquisition and use of permanent labor certification applications and approved permanent labor certifications by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in the "Federal Register" on May 17, 2007. The aim of the regulation is to reduce incentives and opportunities for fraud and abuse in the Permanent Foreign Labor Certification program, as well as enhance its integrity. The provisions of the said rule are cited.


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