Privacy and Security Statement

In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), you are hereby notified that the information provided herein is protected under the Privacy Act. The Department of Labor (Department) is maintaining a System of Records titled Employer Application and Attestation File for Permanent and Temporary Alien Workers (DOL/ETA-7).

Case files developed in processing labor certification applications, labor condition applications, or labor attestations, may be released to the employers which filed such applications, their representatives, and to named alien beneficiaries or their representatives, if requested, to review Employment and Training Administration (ETA) actions in connection with appeals of denials before the DOL Office of Administrative Law Judges and federal courts; to participating agencies such as the DOL Office of Inspector General, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Department of State in connection with administering and enforcing related immigration laws and regulations; and to the DOL Office of Administrative Law Judges and Federal Courts in connection with appeals of denials of labor certification requests, labor condition applications, and labor attestations.

Further disclosures may be made under the following circumstances: in connection with federal litigation; for law enforcement purposes; to authorized parent locator persons under Pub. L. 93-647; to an information source in connection with personnel, procurement, or benefit-related matters, to a contractor or their employees, consultants, grantees or their employees, or volunteers who have been engaged to assist the agency in the performance of a contract; for Federal debt collection purposes; the Office of Management and Budget in connection with its legislative review, coordination, and clearance activities; if a person about whom this record is maintained submits a written request to a Member of Congress or their staff and that request is forwarded to the Department, we may release the information to the Member of Congress or Congressional staff in response to the inquiry made on behalf of the subject of the record; and to the news media and the public when a matter under investigation becomes public knowledge, the Solicitor of Labor determines the disclosure is necessary to preserve confidence or integrity of the Department, or the Solicitor of Labor determines that a legitimate public interest exists in the disclosure of information unless the disclosure would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.