Department of Labor

The federal Department of Labor (DOL) (DOL Website)
plays a key role in managing temporary visa programs - H-1B Professionals in Specialty Occupations and H-2B Temporary & Seasonal Workers - and the PERM Permanent Residence Labor Certification program with an eye to protecting American workers from cheap foreign competition.

  • Use the Online Wage Database to find H-1B Prevailing Wages
  • View OOH Occupational Outlook Handbook to see minimum educational requirements
  • Visit the searchable database of all H-1B petitioning employers