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Pay Transparency Laws and PERM in 2023: An L&E and Immigration Perspective

Amid a host of changes in state and federal laws surrounding PERM hiring, get a clearer understanding of what these shifts may mean for your business.

  • Employment-based green card classifications
  • The 3-Step “Perm-to-Green-Card” process
  • PERM recruitment process and U.S. Department of Labor requirements
  • Overview of new wage transparency laws
  • The interplay between wage transparency laws and prevailing wage determinations
  • Multi-state considerations and practice pointers for employers
  • Other related issues and strategies

Nataliya Rymer
Shareholder, Immigration & Compliance

Galit Kierkut
Shareholder, Labor & Employment

Miriam Thompson
Associate, Immigration & Compliance

Our Immigration & Compliance Practice advises multinational corporations on a variety of employment-related immigration issues, focusing on strategic immigration planning for U.S. and international companies for the international relocation of personnel both from and into the United States. We work with our clients to address the visa and work authorization needs of U.S. and global personnel, including professionals, managers and executives, treaty investors/traders, essential workers, persons of extraordinary ability, corporate trainees, and students. Our legislative and advocacy lawyers have been called upon by congressional offices, the White House, and other agencies to lend their technical knowledge. Additionally, our I-9 Compliance group assists companies with drafting employment verification compliance policies, training sessions, internal audits, as well as representation in government audits. The GT Immigration and Compliance Practice also defends businesses involving large-scale government raids and audits.

Our Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals.