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Citations for ILW.COM's Seminar
"Are We All Certifiable?" -- An Insider's Tour Through The Maddening World Of Labor Certification
Part 1 held on February 25, 2004

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Telephone numbers of the SWAs
  • Richard Souder (Texas) 512-463-2332
  • Sandra Stafford (Florida) 850-921-3367
  • Deborah Cusimano (California) 916-464-3470
  • EDD Mainline 916-463-3400

    The following BALCA citations have been kindly supplied by Bill Kartman, the Program Manager of the Washington State Employment Security Department

    • The Matter of Staffing Services, No. 2002-INA-53 through 55 plus 2002-INA-86 (BALCA, Sep. 17, 2003) regarding employer's need to provide independent documentation to establish its contacts with U.S. applicants, both mailing of recruitment letters and telephone billing records
    • The Matter of Tammy Taylor Nails, No. 2002-INA-218 (BALCA, Sep. 9, 2003) regarding Unanswered Phone Calls
    • The Matter of Le Elen Manor, Inc., No. 2002-INA-127 (BALCA, Sep. 5, 2003) regarding Ambiguous Resume
    • The Matter of Sanmar Auto Body, Inc., No. 2002-INA-227 and 228 (BALCA, Sep. 3, 2003) regarding recruiting effort without serious intent
    • The Matter of Norma Diamond, No. 2002-INA-122 (BALCA, Sep. 4, 2003) regarding undocumented series of phone calls
    • The Matter of Cleanmore Building Maintenance Co., No. 2002-INA-173 (BALCA, Sep. 3, 2003), regarding when to send Tearsheets to the SWA
    • The Matter of Compression, Inc., No. 2002-INA-102, and 35 other cases (BALCA, Aug. 27, 2003) regarding failure to produce letters sent to US applicants, discouraging US applicants, reasonable efforts to contact qualified US applicants, more than a single attempt at contact required, and more than a single type of contact required.
    • The Matter of Woodland Hills Country Club, No. 2002-INA-201 and 202, (BALCA, Aug. 22, 2003) regarding lack of clarity in recruitment reports
    • The Matter of Richard Druz Music, No. 2002-INA-178, (BALCA, Aug. 22, 2003) regarding unsupported assertions
    • The Matter of JP Products, No. 2002-INA-133, (BALCA, Aug. 20, 2003) regarding acceptance of lower qualifications for the alien
    • The Matter of Bervette Diesel, Inc., No. 2002-INA-99, (BALCA, Aug. 20, 2003) regarding single unsuccessful phone call not enough
    • The Matter of M.N. Auto Electric Corp., No. 2000-INA-165 (BALCA, Aug. 8, 2001)(en banc) regarding certified letters not required but regarded as good documentation for required alternative contact.
    • The Matter of Pak Trading Company, Inc., No. 2002-INA-175 (BALCA, Aug. 27, 2003) regarding vague responses
    • The Matter of Accent Awnings, No. 2002-INA-87 (BALCA, Aug. 14, 2003) regarding Adequate Documentation and verifiable references
    • The Matter of Emmanual Health Care Center, No. 2002-INA-135 (BALCA, Jun. 30, 2003) regarding Third Party Communication
    • The Matter of Lico's Tree Service, No. 2001-INA-00124 (BALCA, Sep. 12, 2002) regarding asking for a higher salary does not disqualify US applicant, must actually offer job.
    • The Matter of Pierre Lafond, No. 2002-INA-??? (BALCA, Jul. 25, 2002) regarding Potential Competitors as job applicants
    • The Matter of Architectural Area Lighting, No. 2002-INA-41 (BALCA, Jul. 22, 2002) regarding Alternative Means if Certified Return Receipt is Unavailable