Intersection of Employment Law, DOJ, and PERM Recruitment

Intersection of Employment Law, DOJ, and PERM Recruitment

Intersection of Employment Law, DOJ, and PERM Recruitment (Live Seminar)
05/09/2023 02:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET
Intersection of Employment Law, DOJ, and PERM Recruitment (Seminar Recording)
Live Event Date: 05/09/2023
Format Length CLE Eligible
Web Seminar 90 min. Yes

Some employers are already voluntarily disclosing pay ranges on job postings in their efforts to create a culture of “trust” and “transparency.” However, many states and localities have enacted pay transparency laws, making pay scales a required element of recruitment ads and job postings. In addition, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has posited that having differentiating recruitment processes for PERM and “regular” hiring is potentially discriminatory. Learn more about what employers must now be mindful of in regards to new state and local salary transparency laws, as well as how recent DOJ action may impose additional requirements on PERM recruitment.

Featured Topics:

  • Salary transparency laws: What are they, and who has them?
  • “I’m an immigration attorney, not an employment lawyer!” How do practitioners know if their client’s PERM program aligns with salary transparency laws, or is potentially discriminatory?
  • The PERM regulations do not require job advertisements to include salary: Do employers really need to list the pay scale in PERM recruitment?
  • How can PERM recruitment be discriminatory if it follows the U.S. Department of Labor’s rules and regulations?
  • Penalties for non-compliance can be steep: What issues should you address with clients?

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Amy L. Peck (DL), AILA Verification & Documentation Liaison Committee Chair, Omaha, NE

*Roujin Mozaffarimehr, AILA Business Section Steering Committee Chair, San Jose, CA

*Salman P. Cheema, Reston, VA

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