The Department of Labor now has sole jurisdiction over the prevailing wage determination process. This seminar will tackle the ins and outs of the new iCERT procedures and will offer strategies for crafting job descriptions and requirements to most accurately reflect the proper DOL job level.
- Overview of the New Prevailing Wage System-Why Did It Change?
- Which Guidelines Are Currently in Effect?
- Procedural Issues-Forms, Where to File, etc.
- Private Wage Sources and Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Strategies for Ensuring the Correct Classification/Level Is Assigned
- When DOL Gets It Wrong-Requesting a Redetermination
- What Is the Validity Period of a Determination?
Deborah J. Notkin (dl), AILA Past President, New York, NY
Deborah J. Notkin is a partner in the firm of Barst & Mukamal LLP and maintains a large immigration and nationality practice. She is an AILA Past President, 2005-2006 and serves on its Board of Governors. A noted expert in business immigration she is a frequent lecturer at the Practicing Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association and AILA. She is an Editor in Chief of recent AILA publications. Her numerous articles on business immigration have been cited frequently in other articles on immigration. As an advocate for positive immigration reform, she has appeared on many television and radio programs.
Suzanne B. Seltzer, New York, NY
Suzanne B. Seltzer is a partner of Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer LLP, in charge of the New York office. Ms. Seltzer currently chairs AILA’s Vermont Service Center (VSC) liaison committee, is a member of AILA’s Service Center Operations liaison committee (SCOPS), and has been on AILA’s Annual Conference Planning Committee since 2006. In addition to her AILA activities, Ms. Seltzer is also a Regulatory Ombudsman for NAFSA, and serves on NY Anti-Trafficking Network Steering Committee. Ms. Seltzer obtained her JD from Georgetown University Law Center, and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ian D. Wagreich, Chicago, IL
Ian D. Wagreich's practice focuses on business-related immigration law, including nonimmigrant working visas, employment-based permanent residence, labor certification, employment authorization, employer sanctions, and permanent-residence investor visas. Mr. Wagreich currently serves as vice-chair of the Vermont Service Center liaison committee and is the Chicago Ambassador of the American Immigration Council. Mr. Wagreich has spoken about employment-based immigration issues facing international students at various universities and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars.
AILA Members: $129
Non-AILA Members: $169
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Registration Deadline: The deadline to register is Wednesday, April 7, at 11:59 pm eastern time.
Cancellations: No refunds will be given after the session has started.
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April 8, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST