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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Research & Planning
444 W. Collins Dr.
Suite 3100
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 473-3807

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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

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Foreign Labor Certification

Notice to Employers (and Their Agents or Attorneys) of Foreign Workers

Temporary Non-Agricultural, Permanent, and H-1B Employees

Foreign Labor Certification prevailing wage requests are no longer processed by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning. All requests are now processed by the Chicago National Processing Center (NPC). Prevailing wage requests are submitted to the NPC using ETA Form 9141. The form and instructions are available online at http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/form.cfm. Answers to prevailing wage frequently asked questions are available at http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/ pdf/NPWHC_Guidance_Revised_03_2010.pdf. Please contact the Chicago National Processing Center at 312-886-8000 or FLC.PWD@dol.gov if you have questions.

Temporary Agricultural (H-2A) Workers

Prevailing wage requests for H-2A workers are also not processed through Research & Planning any longer. Please refer to the general instructions for ETA Form 9142 for guidance on wage determinations for temporary agricultural employees. This and other forms for H-2A workers are available online at http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/ h2a_briefing_materials.cfm Answers to H-2A frequently asked questions are available online at http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/ pdf/H2A_2010_Final_Rule_FAQs_Round1.pdf Please contact the Chicago National Processing Center at 312-886-8000 if you need further assistance.