August 2022 DOL PERM and PWD Processing Times
As of August 31, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) was conducting analyst review for PERM applications filed in January 2022 or earlier, and processing audited cases with priority dates of November 2021 or earlier. DOL is working on standard reconsideration requests that were filed in April 2022 or earlier. DOL is issuing prevailing wage determinations (PWDs) for PERM prevailing wage requests filed in January 2022 (OES) and December 2021 (non-OES) and H-1B prevailing wage requests filed in January 2022 (OES and non-OES). The agency has been processing H-1B and PERM redeterminations requested in April 2022 and PERM Center Director reviews requested in July 2022. These reports are available on the DOL FLAG page.