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Prevailing Wage Request for PERM

The prevailing Wage Request for PERM petitions involves preparing and filing the DOL Form ETA 9141.

This is usually the 2nd step in the PERM process, after the position had been drafted and confirmed by the employer.

Procedure:

Log into the DOL FLAG website.

Complete and submit the ETA 9141 Prevailing Wage Request

Processing time:

Current DOL processing time is approx. 5 months.

What if there is a Collective Bargaining Agreement?

You will want the following documents to submit with your prevailing wage request:

  1. A copy of the relevant portion of the CBA; 
  • A letter, on letterhead, from the employer, stating the relevant section of the CBA, the CBA job title, and the appropriate wage; and 
  • A letter, on letterhead, from the collective bargaining unit’s (union) authorized representative, stating the relevant section of the CBA, the CBA job title, and the appropriate wage.