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  • News: DOL Notice of Change of Address for OFLC National Office

    Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 248 (Monday, December 28, 2015)
    [Federal Register Volume 80, Number 248 (Monday, December 28, 2015)]
    [Notices]
    [Pages 80811-80812]
    From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
    [FR Doc No: 2015-32595]
    
    
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    DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
    
    Employment and Training Administration
    
    
    Change of Address for the Office of Foreign Labor Certification 
    National Office
    
    AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor.
    
    ACTION: Notice.
    
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    SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (Department) is providing notice that 
    the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) National Office has 
    relocated within Washington, DC effective November 23, 2015.
    
    DATES: Effective Date: This notice is effective on November 23, 2015.
    
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William W. Thompson, II, Acting 
    Administrator, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, U.S. Department 
    of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Box 12-200, Washington, DC 
    20210-0001; Telephone: (202) 513-7350 (this is not a toll-free number).
    
    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    
     I. Background
    
        The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) assigns specific 
    responsibilities to
    
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    the U.S. Secretary of Labor for the administration of certain 
    employment-based immigration programs that require a labor 
    certification, a labor condition application, or a labor attestation. 
    In the case of a labor certification, these statutory responsibilities 
    include, determining that there are not able, willing, qualified, and 
    available U.S. workers for a position and location for which 
    certification is being requested, and that the employment of the 
    foreign worker(s) will not have an adverse impact on similarly employed 
    U.S. workers.
        Employers seeking to hire foreign workers in the D-1, E-3, H-1B, H-
    1B1, H-2A, H-2B, or the permanent/``green card'' visa programs must 
    first apply to the Secretary of Labor to obtain a labor certification 
    or for the approval of a labor condition application, or a labor 
    attestation. The Secretary has delegated the responsibilities for the 
    administration of these programs to the Employment and Training 
    Administration's (ETA) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC). 
    The OFLC National Office is responsible for overall program management, 
    policy and operational coordination, as well as budget, performance, 
    and all other administrative functions supporting the organization.
        The purpose of this Notice is to inform the public that the OFLC 
    National Office has relocated within Washington, DC and to provide the 
    new physical and mailing address for the OFLC National Office.
    
    II. OFLC National Office Address
    
        Mailing Address: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training 
    Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, 200 Constitution 
    Avenue NW.; Box 12-200; Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: (202) 513-
    7350; Facsimile (202) 513-7395
        Physical Address: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training 
    Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, 375 3rd Street 
    SW., Patriots Plaza II, Suite 12-200, Washington, DC 20024;. Telephone: 
    (202) 513-7350; Facsimile (202) 513-7395. Note: Mail will not be 
    delivered to this physical address. All mail of any kind must be sent 
    to the mailing address.
        These changes of address became effective November 23, 2015. 
    Affected stakeholders should direct any mailed correspondence addressed 
    to the OFLC National Office to the new mailing address beginning 
    immediately. Any correspondence addressed to the old address has and 
    will continue to be forwarded to the proper location by the Department 
    of Labor's mailroom.
    
    Portia Wu,
    Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration.
    [FR Doc. 2015-32595 Filed 12-24-15; 8:45 am]
     BILLING CODE 4510-FP-P
    
    
    
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