U.S. Worker Recruitment, Wages, and Taxes

Visa TypeUSDOL labor certification required?Recruit U.S. workers?Is there a required wage?Does employer have to pay employment/payroll taxes?
H-2AYesYesYesNo
H-2BYesYesYesYes
H-1BYesNo, unless dependent employer or willing violatorYesYes
L-1NoNoNoYes
A-3NoNoYesNo
G-5NoNoYesNo
J-1NoNoNo, generally depends on subclassNo
F-1NoNoNoNo
B-1 domesticNoNoYesYes
B-1 in lieu of HNoNoNoNo
B-1 traineeNoNoNoNo

Sources for information in this chart are found in each individual Visa Page.