Our goal is to match U.S. workers with employers' recruitment needs. When workers are not able, willing, qualified, or available to fill these openings, the Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) program can be used to help the employer find qualified workers.
H-2A Temporary Agricultural Program
Email a completed Form ETA 790 Agricultural and Food Processing Clearance Order to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an automated email from us which lets you know we have received your documents. If you do not receive this email within 24 hours, call us at 1.888.296.7541.
Additional Foreign Labor Certification Forms are found here.
Rental Housing - You must provide an attestation statement for housing in Item 28 (identified as Item 3 information) of the ETA 790. If you are uncertain of what to put in the statement, email us requesting sample wording. To ensure that the housing meets OSHA standards, you may email us to request a copy of the checklist.
Employer-owned Housing - You must send us an email requesting a housing inspection for the housing identified in Item 3 of the ETA 790.
Hotel/Motel - You must provide a statement on the hotel/motel letterhead providing:
- the number of rooms you are renting; and,
- the dates the rooms will be rented; and,
- the number of beds in each room; and,
- whether the rooms provide full cooking and food storage facilities; or,
- menus from the restaurants in the hotel/motel area.
H-2B Temporary Non-agricultural Program
Instructions for filing H-2B applications.
Information on this and other programs, processing, oversight, and funding can be found at the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.
For more information:
Ohio Foreign Labor Certification Program
Office of Workforce Development
P.O. Box 1618
Columbus, OH 43216-1618
Last Updated: 09/15/2016