Department of Labor is strongly committed to maintaining the privacy of your personal
information and the security of our computer systems. With respect to
the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information, DOL makes
every effort to ensure compliance with applicable Federal law,
including, but not limited to, the Privacy Act of 1974, the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995, and the Freedom of Information Act.
Submitting a labor certification application (Form ETA 9089) places the application and all information on that from into the public record. A copy of the form or the data from it is available to persons requesting this information based upon various laws and regulations governing the public record. The Immigration Nationality Act specifically requires that DOL create and maintain a public disclosure file for labor certification applications.
If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and
store the following information:
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,
dol.gov, if you are connecting from the Department of Labor's computer
- The date and time you access our site.
- The Internet address of the Website from which you linked directly to our site.
The above information is used by software programs on our Website
to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of
visitors to the different sections of our site, identify what information is
of interest, determine technical design specifications,
monitor system performance, and help us make our site more useful
If you identify yourself by sending an email containing personal
You also may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for
example your mailing address, in an electronic mail message
requesting that information be mailed to you. Information collected in
this manner is used solely for responding to requests for information
or records. We may forward your email to other Government
employees who are better able to respond to your interest. Should you wish to
file a request under the Freedom of Information Act, instructions are provided at:
If you link to other sites outside DOL:
Our Website has many links to other sites. When you link to any of
these sites, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the
For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains
available to all users, our Website also employs software programs to
monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or
change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on
this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information
Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.