The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has announced updates to the H-1B Labor Condition Application form (Form ETA-9035) and the worker complaint form (Form WH-4), intended to promote business compliance and transparency with the H-1B program.
The Labor Condition Application Form will require new details about H-1B worker employment, including the following:
- All places of employment for H-1B workers, including short-term positions.
- Estimated number of H-1B workers at each intended place of employment.
- Clear identification of secondary entities using H-1B workers.
- Documentation of H-1B workers’ degrees, for employers who claim exemption solely on the basis of education.
The worker complaint form will include new fields for further details about alleged H-1B program violations.
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification will announce the date of the new forms’ availability on their website in the coming weeks.
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