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Summaries of BALCA Decisions
   En Banc Decisions (comprehensive 1987 to 2004)
   October 2004
   September 2004
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   July 2004
   April-June 2004
   January-March 2004
   Calendar Year 2003
   April-December 2002


 BALCA En Banc Decisions
Decisions involving permanent alien labor certification; 20 C.F.R. Part 656. This database is limited to en banc decisions and selected panel decisions.
 ILS BALCA Decisions
Permanent alien labor certification; 20 C.F.R. Part 656. This database consists of BALCA decision published by Immigration Law Systems, Inc. ("ILS") of Columbus, Ohio, from 1987 to May 2000, when the "BALCA Search" service was discontinued. The Department of Labor has acquired this database and is making available for public access on this web site.
 ACM Decisions
Decisions involving enforcement of the limitations imposed on employers using alien crewmembers for longshore activities in U.S. ports; Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. 1288(c) and (d); 20 C.F.R. Part 655, Subpart G (D cases)
 ARN Decisions
Decisions involving attestations by facilities using nonimmigrant aliens as registered nurses; Immigration Nursing Relief Act of 1989; 20 C.F.R. Part 655, Subparts D and E (H1-A cases), and 20 C.F.R. Part 655, Subparts L and M (H1-C cases)
 ETA, ESA, JSA and WPA Decisions
Decisions involving the Job Service Complaint System; Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.; 38 U.S.C. Chapters 41 and 42; 20 CFR Part 658
 JSW Decisions
Appeals of prevailing wage determinations made by the ETA at the request of the Wage and Hour Division pursuant to 20 C.F.R. §655.731(d) during the course of an investigation into an employer's H-1B Labor Condition Application (LCA). These appeals reference the procedures used in Job Service Complaint System hearings.
 LCA Decisions
Decisions involving labor condition applications and requirements for employers using aliens on H-1B visas in specialty occupations; 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(H)(i)(b), 1182(n); 20 C.F.R. Part 655, Subparts H and I
 TAE Decisions
Decisions involving temporary alien employment arising under the Immigration & Nationality Act, 8 USC 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a); 1188(c) (H-2A and H-2B visas - ESA enforcement actions) [29 CFR Part 501]
 TLC Decisions
Decisions involving temporary labor certification arising under 8 USC 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a); 1188(c) (H-2A and H-2B visas - ETA actions) [20 CFR Part 655, Subparts B and C]
For decisions involving the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act ("MSP"), see the Miscellaneous Traditional caselist.

Notices and forms:
   Settlement Judge Program
     Note: Settlement judges are not available in
     permanent labor certification appeals
   Subpoena procedures
   G-28 Notice of Appearance
   AR-11 Notice of Alien's Change of Address

   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
   ETA: Office of Foreign Labor Certification
   ETA: Electronic Reading Room
     Searchable database of internal ETA
     directives and information bulletins (such as GALs)
   O*Net-SOC Code Connector
   ESA: Wage and Hour Division Immigration Page
   BLS: Occupational Outlook Handbook On Line
   BLS Surveys and Programs Home Page
     Links to Occupational Employment Statistics (OES),
     National Compensation Survey (NCS), and
     Occupational Compensation Survey (OCS)

   National and District OALJ Offices
   ETA and State Workforce Agency Offices
   Wage and Hour Division Key Personnel
   Wage and Hour Division District Offices
   Solicitor's Office

 Research Materials
    Other Resources
 Texts and Digests
    Judges' Benchbook
    Recent En Banc
 Job Descriptions
    Dict. of Occup. Titles
    O*Net Online
    O*Net-SOC Codes
    Online Wage Library
    DBA/SCA Wages
    Adverse Effect Rates

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