The CLG fixed fee covers all legal services until a decision is rendered, regardless of the attorney time spent. The following illustrates the typical legal services undertaken by CLG during the labor certification process.
Fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding the employer’s options and explanation of the labor certification process and timeline.
Department of Labor Processing
Information and Document Collection
Online collection of the employer’s and employee’s information and the relevant documentation required for filing.
Information and Document Review
Review of the information and relevant supporting documentation provided by the employer and employee.
Prevailing Wage Determination
Drafting of the Application for Prevailing Wage Determination (ETA Form 9141) for the employer’s final review and filing online with the Department of Labor (DOL).
Drafting, review and explanation of instructions to conduct recruitment for the position in order to test the United States labor market. Monitoring of the recruitment process to ensure DOL compliance. Review of evidence in support of the recruitment process.
Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) Report
Drafting of the Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) Report for the employer’s final review and signature and assembly of documentation in support of the report.
Labor Certification Drafting
Drafting of the Application for Permanent Employment Certification (ETA Form 9089) for the employer’s and employee’s final review.
Labor Certification Filing
Online filing of the Application for Permanent Employment Certification (ETA Form 9089) with the DOL.
Monitoring of the case progress using scheduled online status inquiries and automatic email updates.
Review and response to DOL audit requesting evidence in support of the recruitment process and other relevant issues (if required).
Status Update and Advice
Providing clients with real time updates of changes in case status as well as advice and response to client questions.
How to Retain CLG
If you are seriously considering the labor certification process, please schedule a free consultation with a CLG attorney. The consultation consists of fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding options, explanation of the process and timeline and discussion of fees. You may also wish to read “Why CLG?”