Thursday, February 9th, 2017

PERM Audits Request Sworn Statements Regarding Improper Payments

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"Recently, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) published its factsheet with statistics on the PERM program for FY2012 covering the period from October 2011 to September 16, 2012.  Of the 67,400 PERM applications received during that period, 45% were audited for review.  While audit notifications discussing the employer’s use of an employee referral programroving employees, or bearing requests for the resumes of all applicants are so frequently issued that they have almost become par for the course, the newest audit request came as quite the surprise.  The