If you are an Employer / Petitioner, or Attorney / Law Firm, and would like our firm to place a SWA Job Order in the District of Columbia on your behalf for the purposes of completing recruitment for a PERM Labor Certification, please fill out our simple PERM Ad Quote Request Form. This form is also on this page to the right of this text.
Our staff will reply back with the necessary information to get this done immediately, or within your required case schedule.
For interested State Authorities, We Do Not Charge For SWA Job Orders but rather the service of coordination and evidential documentation of the postings.
Below you’ll see the section 17 of the Code Of Federal Regulations CFR 656, stating the requirement to file a SWA Job Order.
This page simply acts as a guide for how to navigate to the State’s site. In this case it’s the District of Columbia State Workforce Authority.
Dept Of Labor & Code Of Federal PERM Regulations:
(i) Mandatory steps. Two of the steps, a job order and two print advertisements, are mandatory for all applications involving professional occupations, except applications for college or university teachers selected in a competitive selection and recruitment process as provided in §. The mandatory recruitment steps must be conducted at least 30 days, but no more than 180 days, before the filing of the application.
(A) Job order. Placement of a job order with the SWA serving the area of intended employment for a period of 30 days. The start and end dates of the job order entered on the application shall serve as documentation of this step.
(B) Advertisements in newspaper or professional journals. Placing an advertisement on two different Sundays in the newspaper of general circulation in the area of intended employment most appropriate to the occupation and the workers likely to apply for the job opportunity and most likely to bring responses from able, willing, qualified, and available U.S. workers.
Specific info for the District of Columbia State Workforce Authority (SWA):
In the State of District of Columbia, the State Workforce Authority (SWA) is known as DC Department of Employment Services, and can be found here at this link: DC Works
It also has a specific link for the Employers section of the site, relevant to your intent to file a SWA Job Order, here:Employer Workspace
If you don’t already have an account on this site, and you are an employer within the State Of District of Columbia, you will need to register here: Create Account
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