Leveraging Alternate Wage Surveys: A Practical Introduction - Recording (.MP3)

Leveraging Alternate Wage Surveys: A Practical Introduction - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 06/29/2021
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Streaming
SKU WS2021-06-29-DL

The last year has seen a great deal of upheaval in the context of prevailing wages, impacting both nonimmigrant and immigrant cases. Given the uncertainty of the past and DOL’s new final rule on prevailing wages to be implemented in 2021, it is more important than ever for immigration practitioners to understand the benefits and challenges of using alternate wage surveys in support of those cases. Our panel of experts will provide an in-depth guide to the fundamentals of alternate wage surveys, then offer insight into when and how to use this tool.

Featured Topics

  • Understanding DOL’s Guidelines on What Constitutes an Acceptable Alternate Wage Survey
  • How to Obtain a Survey that Matches the Position and the Documentation That Is Required
  • What Information Is Needed to Accurately Complete LCAs, 9141, and 9089 Forms When Relying on an Alternate Wage Survey?
  • What to Do When the DOL Doesn’t Accept Your Survey: Does It Make Sense to Pursue a Request for Reconsideration?

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*Khorzad Adi Mehta (DL), AILA DOL Liaison Committee, Owings Mills, MD

*Akanksha Kalra, Philadelphia, PA

*Phil D. Ortega, Mesa, AZ

*Deborah Blackwood, Prevailing Wage Consultant, The Survey Group, Beverly, MA

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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