SELECTED BALCA DECISIONS. Below you will find Selected BALCA Decisions that have particular importance or significance.
U.S. Department of Labor
Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals
Use of information obtained ex parte to deny labor certifications.
Board rules in favor of Employer requiring Masters Degree for EE Position.
Employer evidence deemed not to be credible.
Common Law Wife Seeks to Continue Labor Certificiation upon death of Husband/Petitioner/Employer.
Prior Employment Evidence Found Not Credible.
BALCA rules, en banc, that SCA definition of Cook II is broad enough to cover cooks specializing in foreign foods, and that DOL may properly use slotting -- if used in a reasonable and fair manner -- to determine a prevailing wage for an SCA-covered occupation.
March 3, 1999, BALCA headnotes on three recent related en banc decisions involving domestic cooks.