The Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released public disclosure data and selected program statistics, and updated its H-2B labor recruiter list:
The public disclosure data and program statistics were drawn from employer applications requesting prevailing wage determinations and labor certifications for the PERM, LCA (H-1B, H-1B1, E-3), H-2A, H-2B, CW-1, and Prevailing Wage programs. The public disclosure files include all final determinations OFLC issued for these programs during the October 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023, reporting period of fiscal year 2023. OFLC has also released selected program statistics for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 for the PERM, LCA (H-1B, H-1B1, E-3), H-2A, H-2B, CW-1, and Prevailing Wage programs.
H-2B Labor Recruiter List
The updated list of foreign labor recruiters for the H-2B program includes the name and location of persons or entities identified on Appendix C of the Form ETA-9142B that were hired by, or working for, the recruiter that employers have indicated they engaged, or planned to engage, in the recruitment of prospective H-2B workers to perform the work described on their H-2B applications. The H-2B Foreign Labor Recruiter List includes only those names and locations associated with H-2B applications that were processed or issued a final decision during October 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
- OFLC announcement. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor (scroll to May 15, 2023).