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TYPES OF LABOR CERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS

PERMANENT LABOR CERTIFICATION (UNDER THE PERM SYSTEM)
Permits certain foreign workers to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT (H2B VISA):
Permits certain non-agricultural workers (temporary/seasonal/one-time/peak load need) to work in the U.S. for the period of need up to 10 months.

TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT (H2A VISA):
Permits foreign agricultural workers to work in the U.S. on a seasonal or temporary basis for less than one year.

SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONS (H1B VISA):
Permits foreign workers in specialty occupations to work in the U.S. for a period of up to three years with extensions up to an additional three years.



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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.

June Unemployment Rates
Nebraska: 3.5%
National: 6.1%

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

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.

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.

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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