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