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Permanent Electronic Review Management
(PERM) System

Under the new PERM System, which went into effect March 28, 2005, the state’s role in the Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) process is limited to the following two functions:

  1. PROVIDE PREVAILING WAGE DETERMINATIONS

    Employers and employer representatives must complete the Request for Prevailing Wage Determination Form and fax it to the Nebraska Prevailing Wage Determination Specialist at (402) 471-2022. Nebraska’s Prevailing Wage Specialist will determine the prevailing wage and fax it back to the employer or attorney representative within 14 days of receipt (usually sooner; private surveys may take up to 30 days). The Prevailing Wage Determination issued by Nebraska for filing applications and attestations will be valid for at least 90 days but no more than one year from the date of the determination.

  2. PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE STATE’S JOB BANK FOR EMPLOYERS TO POST JOB ORDERS

    Posting job orders in Nebraska JobLink. There are two options:

    Option 1:

    Employers may use our self-service option to post job orders in Nebraska JobLink. Employers must first register as a user and get approval to post job orders in Nebraska JobLink. Approval will be granted within two days. Employers can post their job order while registering; however, the job posting will not be displayed in Nebraska JobLink until their registration is approved. Job seekers must be instructed to send their resumes directly to the employer. Attorney representatives must have an agreement with the employer they represent prior to posting. The Nebraska Workforce Development, Department of Labor (NWD-DOL) will not forward resumes or referrals to employers when this self serve option is used. Click here for instructions on using Nebraska JobLink.

    SPECIAL NOTE: Attorney representatives may register in Nebraska JobLink on behalf of each employer they represent and enter the job order on behalf of their employer client. Registration is required only once but attorney representatives must register separately for each employer they represent.

    After posting a job order, employers and attorney representatives must note the job order number (it starts with a “J”) and print out the job posting for their records the following day. Employers may specify a job posting expiration date. The default expiration is 90 days from the date of posting.

    Employers are strongly encouraged to use Option 1 in placing job orders in order to avoid possible delays in the recruitment process.

    Option 2:

    Employers and attorney representatives may complete the Job Order Form and fax it to the FLC Office at (402) 471 2022. The FLC Office will enter the job order and it will be displayed in Nebraska JobLink the following day. The NWD-DOL will send employers/attorney representatives a copy of the job postings. Job seekers will be directed to send all resumes to the employer. NWD-DOL Career Center staff may also forward resumes or referrals to the employer by doing job matching on behalf of registered job seekers in their system. The FLC Office will not forward resumes to the employer. Questions regarding referrals made from the Career Center should be directed to the appropriate Career Center.



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Benefit Payment Issue
The system upgrade issue affecting Unemployment Insurance benefits has been resolved. The error did not affect debit card payments.

Hiring Our Heroes North Platte
Hiring Our Heroes North Platte employment workshop and hiring fair for veterans and spouses are Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Sandhills Convention Center. Register today.

Unempl. Benefits Change
Coming August 7: All claims except claims involving wages paid by the military or the federal government or wages earned in other states should be filed online unless you need a special accommodation or technical assistance. Call the Claims Center if you are unable to complete your claim online.

June Unemployment Rates
Nebraska: 3.5%
National: 6.1%

Next Release Date:
July Rates August 15 at 9:00 AM

The Good Life for Veterans
The Good Life for Veterans recruiting campaign is focused on meeting Nebraska's workforce needs through attracting military veterans and their families from other states to move to Nebraska.

PY2014 Common Measures Performance Goals
View the proposed goals for the Workforce Investment Act and the Wagner-Peyser Act

NE Nebraska Labor Study
The Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor announced findings from the Northeast Nebraska Labor Availability Study. Survey results show an estimated 116,500 potential job seekers in the area.

- JOB FAIR -
JBS Grand Island Job Fair
07/31/2014 - 07/31/2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Nebraska Department of Labor - American Job Center
203 E. Stolley Park Rd., Ste. A
Grand Island, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Hiring Our Heroes Event
08/05/2014 - 08/05/2014
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Sandhills Convention Center
2102 South Jeffers
North Platte, NE

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide LLC job fair
08/06/2014 - 08/06/2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Comfort Inn & Suites 70th & Grover, Omaha, NE
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Lincoln Area Broadcaster's Career Fair
08/13/2014 - 08/13/2014
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel (Atrium)
333 South 13th St.
Lincoln, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Information Session and Interviews
08/13/2014 - 08/14/2014
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Embassy Suites Loveland-Hotel, Spa & Conference Center
4705 Clydesdale Pkwy
Loveland, CO

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide LLC job fair
10/01/2014 - 10/01/2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Comfort Inn & Suites 70th & Grover, Omaha, NE
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE



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