March 6, 2017. PERM FAQ Round 14.
DOL released FAQ Round 14 Required Skills to be Quantified on the PERM actual minimum requirements entered in Section H.14 of ETA Form 9089, Application for Permanent Employment Certification. Guidance is applicable to applications filed on or after 3/20/17. The Round 14 FAQs are posted on the PERM Program Page on the OFLC website at https://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/.cfm. To directly access the Round 14 FAQs, please click here.
An employer must specify the experience (such as the number of months or years), knowledge, proficiency, or coursework it requires in each skill listed in PERM Form 9089 Section H-14.
An employee must obtain employment experience verification letter(s) that specify the number of months or years of experience gained for each skill listed as required for the PERM position sponsored. If prior employment experience verification letters were previously obtained that do not specify the duration of the experience with the skill, new letters must be obtained.