The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification published assignment groups for 8,817 H-2B applications submitted from Jan. 2-4 with an April 1 start date.

Key Points:

  • The published assignment groups for 8,817 H-2B applications covered 138,847 worker positions. Last year, OFLC received 8,693 H-2B applications covering 142,796 worker positions.
  • OFLC completed the randomization process on Jan. 4. The National Processing Center subsequently issued notices of acceptance or deficiency to all employers with H-2B applications in group A.
  • On Jan. 5, OFLC informed employers and their authorized representatives of the assignment group for their applications.
  • The specified assignment groups are available here. The randomized list includes applications in alphabetical order by employer name, including group assignment.

Additional Information: BAL’s H-2 legal team is available to assist employers through the H-2B process and strategize to help them meet workforce needs. For more information, visit BAL’s temporary workforce solutions page here.

This alert has been provided by the BAL U.S. Practice Group.

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