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PERM Recruitment Trends and Strategies in a COVID World

April 29, 2021
Web Seminar

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  • $199.00
Presented 4/29/2021
2:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2021-04-29

In light of the continuing presence of COVID-19 and its ramifications, practitioners must carefully advise clients on how to fulfill the PERM process recruitment regulations. In this intermediate seminar, our expert faculty will discuss considerations you should take prior to testing the labor market, and address how to ensure recruitment efforts are appropriate given potential remote work.

Featured Topics

  • Good Faith Recruitment Methods: Analyzing Employers “Normal” Recruitment Efforts
  • Labor Market Test and Ad Content Best Practices
  • Remote/Roving/Telecommuting: Where Do You Advertise for the Position?
  • Notice of Filing: How Can the Requirements for Posting Be Met If the Work Location Is Closed Due to COVID-19 Restrictions?
  • Can Employers Require Resumes Be Sent Via Mail vs. Electronic Submissions?
  • Current Practical Recruitment Considerations for Supervised Recruitment Cases

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La Verne Ramsey (DL), San Francisco, CA

La Verne Ramsay is a Senior Associate with Minami Tamaki LLP. She represents a wide range of clients, from start-ups to publicly traded corporations. She has spoken at both the state and national level regarding PERM and is currently serving as the DOL Liaison for the AILA NorCal Chapter. She earned her J.D. from Golden Gate University, School of Law (1998).

Meredith Jolie, AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Washington DC

Meredith Jolie is a Senior Attorney at Maggio, Kattar, Nahajzer + Alexander PC. She is a member of AILA National’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee. She also served as Vice-Chair of the Washington USCIS Liaison Committee and Co-Chair of the AILA DC Citizenship Day Committee for two years. Ms. Jolie received her J.D. from the University at Buffalo School of Law.

Jennifer West, Richmond, VA

Jennifer West is a member at Roth Jackson and has practiced exclusively in immigration law since her 2002 graduation from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Law. While she focuses on employment-based immigration, she also has significant experience in family-based immigration, naturalization, and waivers of inadmissibility. Within AILA, she has participated as a CLE and webinar speaker and has served on chapter / national conference planning committees, the online course review committee, and the local office USCIS liaison committee.

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.

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The PERM Recruitment Trends and Strategies in a COVID World web seminar takes place Thursday, April 29, 2021, at the times noted below:

  • 2:00 pm–3:30 pm eastern time
  • 1:00 pm–2:30 pm central time
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm mountain time
  • 11:00 am–12:30 pm pacific time

The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on April 28, 2021.

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