Use of for Supervised Recruitment (SR) Cases

Several newspapers (Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Sun-Times, etc.) place their online ads on When the SR instructions direct the placement of an ad on these newspaper websites AND on, this means placement of the same listing twice on the same website, which is redundant. Has DOL indicated that a single advertisement on is sufficient when the required newspaper uses to place job advertisements online?

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DOL has suggested e-mailing the SR e-mail address for clarification on particular recruitment instructions. Note, however, that the employer should still follow the recruitment instructions. The focus is whether a full labor market test was conducted that provides U.S. workers with opportunity to apply for the position. DOL is not intentionally seeking duplicate ads.

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