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  • PERM Process & Equal Pay Transparency Laws

    Recently, several states and localities have passed Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) laws, which could have an impact on the PERM process for employers conducting labor market testing efforts within those states. EPT rules are not uniform and differ by locality, with some not requiring that salary information be part of the published job posting but […]
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  • PERM Update: Processing Times and Employer Audits Have Increased in the Wake of COVID-19

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a strain on U.S. employers and the foreign workers they hire. Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) processing times have increased, and employers are seeing a sudden uptick in audits by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The PERM process is the first step of the green card process for foreign […]
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