Department of Labor Requirements for Labor Certifications


Department of Labor Requirements for Labor Certifications

  1. The Department of Labor (www.dol.gov) guidelines offer the following:  “An employer may use an electronic or Web-based national professional journal to satisfy the regulatory provision at 20 CFR (§ ) 656.18(b)(3), which requires use of a national professional journal for advertisements for college or university teachers.  The advertisement for the job opportunity for which certification is sought must be posted for at least 30 calendar days on the journal’s website.  Documentation of the placement of an advertisement in an electronic or web-based national professional journal must include evidence of the start and end dates of the advertisement placement and text of the advertisements.”  Revised September 28, 2011
  2. Additionally, the UAB Office of International Recruitment and Student Services offers guidelines relevant to the Special Handling of Alien Labor Certifications.  For assistance, please contact Lisa Townsend at (205) 934-4383.

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