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Schedule B Occupations

Under the Labor Certification regulations which were in effect prior to March 28, 2005, there were certain occupations which were NOT eligible for Labor Certification because the Labor Department had "determined that there generally [were] sufficient United States workers who are able, willing, qualified and available for" the respective occupations. The occupations are listed below. However, the new PERM Labor Certification has eliminated Schedule B, so that it may now be possible to obtain a Labor Certification for these occupations.

The Labor Department identifies these occupations in its "Schedule B" list as follows:

(1) Assemblers
(2) Attendants, Parking Lot
(3) Attendants (Service Workers such as Personal Service Attendants,
Amusement and Recreation Service Attendants)
(4) Automobile Service Station Attendants
(5) Bartenders
(6) Bookkeepers II
(7) Caretakers
(8) Cashiers
(9) Charworkers and Cleaners
(10) Chauffeurs and Taxicab Drivers
(11) Cleaners, Hotel and Motel
(12) Clerks, General
(13) Clerks, Hotel
(14) Clerks and Checkers, Grocery Stores
(15) Clerk Typists
(16) Cooks, Short Order
(17) Counter and Fountain Workers
(18) Dining Room Attendants
(19) Electric Truck Operators
(20) Elevator Operators
(21) Floorworkers
(22) Groundskeepers
(23) Guards
(24) Helpers, any industry
(25) Hotel Cleaners
(26) Household Domestic Service Workers
(27) Housekeepers
(28) Janitors
(29) Key Punch Operators
(30) Kitchen Workers
(31) Laborers, Common
(32) Laborers, Farm
(33) Laborers, Mine
(34) Loopers and Toppers
(35) Material Handlers
(36) Nurses' Aides and Orderlies
(37) Packers, Markers, Bottlers and Related
(38) Porters
(39) Receptionists
(40) Sailors and Deck Hands
(41) Sales Clerks, General
(42) Sewing Machine Operators and Handstitchers
(43) Stock Room and Warehouse Workers
(44) Streetcar and Bus Conductors
(45) Telephone Operators
(46) Truck Drivers and Tractor Drivers
(47) Typists, Lesser Skilled
(48) Ushers, Recreation and Amusement
(49) Yard Workers

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