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The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 is changing immigration and businesses in the short-term and has the potential for long-term effects. Stay tuned to this special resource page for the latest updates for employers and foreign workers as we help you navigate these challenging times.

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FREE WEEKLY WEBINAR: Critical COVID Updates for Employers & Foreign Workers

Thank you for your questions and responses to our COVID webinar series. We will be hosting a weekly webinar every Wednesday going forward to update you on the most critical updates. Register once and join us every week. After a short break, we are excited to return on September 16, 2020!

COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus is disrupting business operations globally and having a profound effect on immigrant employees working for U.S. organizations.

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Maintaining H-1B and PERM Notice Compliance During COVID Shutdowns: Can Employees Work Remotely?

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) requires certain postings for the H-1B and PERM programs to alert U.S. workers of the filings. Some employers have shut their doors to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, while other companies are shifting employees to working remotely. DOL regulations governing H-1B and PERMS require employment at a specific worksite, so when H-1B workers are no longer at their approved worksites, the question arises as to how notice requirements change and if an amended H-1B petition is required. Notices are often posted on company bulletin boards, but with limited operations employees are not likely to see the postings.

Posting Labor Condition Application (LCAs) for H-1B Programs

Posting an LCA is a DOL requirement to ensure the jobs of U.S. workers are protected by demonstrating that the H-1B workers earn the same wages and benefits of similarly qualified U.S. workers. The LCAs can be provided…

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