Informational purposes only. Not an Original Certification

Application for Permanent
Employment Certification
ETA Form 9089

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training
Administration

A. Refiling Instructions

Are you seeking to utilize the filing date from a previously submitted Application for Alien Employment Certification ( ETA 750)?

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1-A. If Yes, enter the previous filing date

 

1-B. Indicate the previous SWA or local office case number OR if not available, specify state where case was originally filed:

 

B. Schedule A or Sheepherder Information

Is this application in support of a Schedule A or Sheepherder occupation?

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If Yes, do NOT send this application to the Department of Labor. All applications in support of Schedule A or Sheepherder Occupations must be sent directly to the appropriate Department of Homeland Security Office.

C. Employer Information (Headquarters or main office)

1. Employer's name

COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS US CORPORATION 

2. Address 1

211 QUALITY CIRCLE 

Address 2

 

3. City

COLLEGE STATION 

State/Province

TX 

Country

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

Postal Code

77845 

4. Phone Number

201-290-9573 

Extension

 

5. Number of employees

19600 

6. Year commenced business

1994 

7. FEIN (Federal Employer Identification Number)

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8. NAICS code

541512 

9. Is the employer a closely held corporation, partnership, or sole propri etorship in which the alien has an ownership interest, or is there a familial relationship between the owners, stockholders, partners, corporate officers, incorporators, and the alien?

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D. Employer Contact Information (This section must be filled out. This information must be different from the agent or attorney information listed in Section E)

1. Contact's Last Name

Bandukwala 

First Name

Shamima 

Middle Initial

 

2. Address 1

500 Frank W. Burr Blvd 

Address 2

Suite # 50 

3. City

Teaneck 

State/Province

NJ 

Country

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

Postal Code

07666 

4. Phone Number

201-686-2404 

5. E-mail Address

perm@cognizant.com 

E. Agent or Attorney Information (If applicable)

1. Agent or attorney's Last Name

 

First Name

 

Middle Initial

 

2. Firm Name

 

3. Firm EIN

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4. Phone Number

 

Extension

 

5. Address 1

 

Address 2

 

6. City

 

State/Province

 

Country

 

Postal Code

 

7. E-mail Address

 

F. Prevailing Wage Information (as provided by the State Workforce Agency)

1. Prevailing wage tracking number
    (if applicable)

P10010274049876 

2. SOC/O*NET (OES) code

15-1051.00 

3. Occupation Title

Computer Systems Analyst 

4. Skill Level

Level II 

5. Prevailing Wage

$ 74,360.00 

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6. Prevailing Wage Source

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6-A. If Other is indicated in question 6,
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7. Determination Date

10/26/2010 

8. Expiration Date

06/30/2011 

G. Wage Offer Information

1. Offered Wage

From $ 74,360.00     To (optional) -

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H. Job Opportunity Information (Where work will be performed)

1. Primary Worksite (where work is
    to be performed) Address 1

500 Frank W Burr Blvd 

Address 2

Unanticipated client locations throughout the US 

2. City

Teaneck 

State

NJ 

Postal Code

07666 

3. Job Title

Computer Systems Analyst - II 

4. Education: minimum level required

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4-A. If Other is indicated in question 4, specify the education required:

 

4-B. Major field of study

Computer Sci, Eng. (any), Math, Sci, or Business 

5. Is training required in the job opportunity?

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5-A. If Yes, number of months of training required:

 

5-B. Indicate the field of training

 

6. Is experience in the job offered required for the job?

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6-A. If Yes, number of months experience required:

12 

7. Is there an alternate field of study that is acceptable?

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7-A. If Yes, specify the major field of study:

 

8. Is there an alternate combination of education and experience that is acceptable?

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8-A. If Yes, specify the alternate level of education required:

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8-B. If Other is indicated in question 8-A, Indicate the alternate level of education required:

3-yr post secondary education *see H.14 

8-C. If applicable, indicate the number of years experience acceptable in question 8:

9. Is a foreign educational equivalent acceptable?

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10. Is experience in an alternate occupation acceptable?

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10-A. If Yes, number of months experience in alternate occupation required:

 

10-B. Identify the job title of the acceptable alternate occupation:

 

11. Job Duties - If submitting by mail, add attachment if necessary. Job duties description must begin in this space.

Analyze, design, develop, and otherwise deliver customized systems applications for assigned projects. Modify, test, and debug systems to meet client specifications as required. Determine computer software or hardware needed to set up or alter system. Other duties may include installing systems and training end-users as directed;status reporting, estimation, planning, and execution of project with specific focus on requirement analysis and design. Train and supervise analysts, set goals, and report on problem status and staff performance. Resolve technical problems. Interview or survey workers, observe job performance or perform the job to determine what information is processed and how it is processed. Depending on the project size or seniority, may supervise 0 to 5 other employees. Multiple positions available. *Will involve substantial long-term and short-term travel to unanticipated client locations throughout the U.S. to join established, operating Cognizant onsite project teams with close, frequent supervision by a Cognizant manager at the same worksite. 

12. Are the job opportunity's requirements normal for the occupation?

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If the answer to this question is No, the employer must be prepared to provide documentation demonstrating that the job requirements are supported by business necessity.
13. Is knowledge of a foreign language required to perform the job duties?

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If the answer to this question is Yes, the employer must be prepared to provide documentation demonstrating that the language requirements are supported by business necessity.
14. Specific skills or other requirements - If submitting by mail, add attachment if necessary. Skills description must begin in this space.

Cognizant will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. Specifically, the minimum primary requirements for the job as stated in H.4, H.4(B) and H.6(A) is a Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering (any field of engineering), math, sciences, or business and one year of relevant experience. As an alternate, as stated in H.8, H.8(A) and H.8(B), we will accept three years of post-secondary (college/university) education and two years of relevant experience as the equivalent of a Bachelors degree, and one year of experience in the job offered. In sum, the primary requirement is a Bachelors degree and one year of experience, and the secondary requirement is 3 years of post-secondary education and a total of 3 years of experience. Multiple positions are available that will involve substantial short-term and long-term travel to unanticipated client locations throughout the U.S. to join established, operating Cognizant onsite project teams with close, frequent supervision by a Cognizant manager at the same worksite. Specifically, with respect to the acceptable foreign educational equivalent as stated in H.9, the employer is willing to accept any combination of post-secondary degrees, diplomas, certifications, or other education that is determined to be equivalent to a U.S. post-secondary 4y degree by an independent credentials evaluation service that specializes in evaluating foreign educational credentials.

15. Does this application involve a job opportunity that includes a combination of occupations?

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16. Is the position identified in this application being offered to the alien identified in Section J?

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17. Does the job require the alien to live on the employer's premises?

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18. Is the application for a live-in household domestic service worker?

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18-A. If Yes, have the employer and the alien executed the required employment contract and has the employer provided a copy of the contract to the alien?

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I. Recruitment Information

a. Occupation type - all must complete this section.

1. Is this application for a professional occupation, other than a college or university teacher? Professional occupation are those for which a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) is nomally required.

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2. Is this application for a college or university teacher?

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If Yes, complete question 2-A and 2-B below.
2-A. Did you select the candidate using a competitive recruitment and selection process?

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2-B. Did you use the basic recruitment process for professional occupations?

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b. Special Recruitment and Documentation Procedures for College and University Teachers - Complete only if the answer to question I.a.2-A is Yes.

3. Date alien selected:

 

4. Name and date of national professional journal in which advertisement was placed:

 

5. Specify additional recruitment information in this space. Add an attachment if necessary.

 

c. Professional/Non-Professional Information - Complete this section unless your answers to questions I.a.1 is No and I.2-B is Yes.

6. Start date for the SWA job order

05/25/2011 

7. End date for the SWA job order

06/24/2011 

8. Is there a Sunday edition of the newspaper in the area of
intended employment?

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9. Name of newspaper (of general circulation) in which the first advertisement was placed:

Star Ledger 

10. Date of first advertisement identified in question 9:

05/22/2011 

11. Name of newspaper or professional journal (if applicable) in which second advertisement was placed:

Star Ledger 

       
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12. Date of second newspaper advertisement or date of publication of journal identified in question 11:

05/29/2011 

d. Professional Recruitment Information - Complete if the answer to question I.a.1 is YES or if the answer to I.a.2-B is YES. Complete at least 3 of the items.

13. Dates advertised at job fair

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14. Dates of on-campus recruiting

From: - To: -

15. Dates posted on employer web site

From: - To: -

16. Dates advertised with trade or professional organization

From: - To: -

17. Dates listed with job search web site

From: 05/23/2011 To: 06/22/2011

18. Dates listed with private employment firm

From: 06/02/2011 To: 06/09/2011

19. Dates advertised with employee referral program

From: - To: -

20. Dates advertised with campus placement office

From: - To: -

21. Dates advertised with local or ethnic newspaper

From: 05/24/2011 To: 05/24/2011

22. Dates advertised with radio or TV ads

From: - To: -

e. General Information - All must complete this section.

23. Has the employer received payment of any kind for the submission of this application?

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23-A. If Yes, describe details of the payment including the amount, date and purpose of the payment:

 

24. Has the bargaining representative for workers in the occupation in which the alien will be employed been provided with notice of this filing at least 30 days but not more than 180 days before the date the application is filed?

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25. If there is no bargaining representative, has a notice of this filing been posted for 10 business days in a conspicuous location at the place of employment, ending at least 30 days before but not more than 180 days before the date the application is filed?

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26. Has the employer had a layoff in the area of intended employment in the occupation involved in this application or in a related occupation within the six months immediately preceding the filing of this application?

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26-A. If Yes, were the laid off U.S. workers notified and considered for the job opportunity for which certification is sought?

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J. Alien Information (This section must be filled out. This information must be different from the agent or attorney information listed in Section E).

1. Alien's last name

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First Name

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Full middle name

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2. Current address 1

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Address 2

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3. City

HARTFORD 

State/Province

CT  

Country

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

Postal Code

06106 

4. Phone number of current residence

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5. Country of citizenship

INDIA 

6. Country of birth

INDIA 

7. Alien's date of birth

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8. Class of admission

H-1B 

9. Alien registration number (A#)

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10. Alien admission number (I-94)

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11. Education: highest level achieved relevant to the requested occupation:

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11-A. If Other indicated in question 11, specify

 

12. Specify major field(s) of study

ENGINEERING (COMPUTER) 

13. Year relevant education completed

2004 

14. Institution where relevant education specified in question 11 was received

UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS 

15. Address 1 of conferring institution

ADAYALAMPATTU, VANGARAM POST,AMBATTUR TALUK, 

  Address 2

 

16. City

CHENNAI 

  State/Province

TAMIL NADU 

  Country

INDIA 

  Postal Code

600095 

17. Did the alien complete the training required for the requested job opportunity, as indicated in question H.5?

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18. Does the alien have the experience as required for the requested job opportunity indicated in question H.6?

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19. Does the alien possess the alternate combination of education and experience as indicated in question H.8?

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20. Does the alien have the experience in an alternate occupation specified in question H.10?

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21. Did the alien gain any of the qualifying experience with the employer in a position substantially comparable to the job opportunity requested?

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22. Did the employer pay for any of the alien's education or training necessary to satisfy any of the employer's job requirements for this position?

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23. Is the alien currently employed by the petitioning employer?

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K. Alien Work Experience
List all jobs the alien has held during the past 3 years. Also list any other experience that qualifies the alien for the job opportunity for which the employer is seeking certification.

1. Employer Name

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2. Address 1

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     Address 2

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3. City State/Province Country Postal Code

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4. Type of Business

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5. Job Title

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6. Start Date

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7. End Date

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8. Number of hours worked per week

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9. Job Details (duties performed, use of tools, machines, equipment, skills, qualifications, certifications, licenses, etc. Include the phone number of the employer and the name of the alien's supervisor.)

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L. Alien Declaration

I declare under penalty of perjury that Sections J and K are true and correct. I understand that to knowingly furnish false information in the preparation of this form and any supplement thereto or to aid, abet, or counsel another to do so is a federal offense punishable by a fine or imprisonment up to five years or both under 18 U.S.C. §§ 2 and 1001. Other penalties apply as well to fraud or misuse of ETA immigration documents and to perjury with respect to such documents under 18 U.S.C. §§ 1546 and 1621. In addition, I further declare under penalty of perjury that I intend to accept the position offered in Section H of this application if a labor certification is approved and I am granted a visa or an adjustment of status based on this application.
1. Alien's last name

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First name

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Full middle name

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2. Signature Date signed

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Note - The signature and date signed do not have to be filled out when electronically submitting to the Department of Labor for processing, but must be complete when submitting by mail. If the application is submitted electronically, any resulting certification MUST be signed immediately upon receipt from DOL before it can be submitted to USCIS for final processing.

M. Declaration of Preparer

1. Was the application completed by the employer? If No, you must complete this section.

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I hereby certify that I have prepared this application at the direct request of the employer listed in Section C and that to the best of my knowledge the information contained herein is true and correct. I understand that to knowingly furnish false information in the preparation of this form and any supplement thereto or to aid, abet, or counsel another to do so is a federal offense punishable by a fine, imprisonment up to five years or both under 18 U.S.C. §§ 2 and 1001. Other penalties apply as well to fraud or misuse of ETA immigration documents and to perjury with respect to such documents under 18 U.S.C. §§ 1546 and 1621.
2. Preparer's last name

 

First Name

 

Middle initial

 

3. Title

 

4. E-mail address

 

5. Signature

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Date signed

 

Note - The signature and date signed do not have to be filled out when electronically submitting to the Department of Labor for processing, but must be complete when submitting by mail. If the application is submitted electronically, any resulting certification MUST be signed immediately upon receipt from DOL before it can be submitted to USCIS for final processing.

N. Employer Declaration

By virtue of my signature below, I HEREBY CERTIFY the following conditions of employment: 1. The offered wage equals or exceeds the prevailing wage and I will pay at least the prevailing wage. 2. The wage is not based on commissions, bonuses or other incentives, unless I guarantees a wage paid on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis that equals or exceeds the prevailing wage. 3. I have enough funds available to pay the wage or salary offered the alien. 4. I will be able to place the alien on the payroll on or before the date of the alien's proposed entrance into the United States. 5. The job opportunity does not involve unlawful discrimination by race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, handicap, or citizenship. 6. The job opportunity is not: a. Vacant because the former occupant is on strike or is being locked out in the course of a labor dispute involving a work stoppage; or b. At issue in a labor dispute involving a work stoppage. 7. The job opportunity's terms, conditions, and occupational environment are not contrary to Federal, state or local law. 8. The job opportunity has been and is clearly open to any U.S. worker. 9. The U.S. workers who applied for the job opportunity were rejected for lawful job-related reasons. 10. The job opportunity is for full-time, permanent employment for an employer other than the alien. I hereby designate the agent or attorney identified in section E (if any) to represent me for the purpose of labor certification and, by virtue of my signature in Block 3 below, I take full responsibility for the accuracy of any representations made by my agent or attorney. I declare under penalty of perjury that I have read and reviewed this application and that to the best of my knowledge the information contained herein is true and accurate. I understand that to knowingly furnish false information in the preparation of this form and any supplement thereto or to aid, abet, or counsel another to do so is a federal offense punishable by a fine or imprisonment up to five years or both under 18 U.S.C. §§ 2 and 1001. Other penalties apply as well to fraud or misuse of ETA immigration documents and to perjury with respect to such documents under 18 U.S.C. §§ 1546 and 1621.
1. Last name

Bandukwala 

First name

Shamima 

Middle initial

 

2. Title

Immigration Specialist 

3. Signature

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Date signed

 

Note - The signature and date signed do not have to be filled out when electronically submitting to the Department of Labor for processing, but must be complete when submitting by mail. If the application is submitted electronically, any resulting certification MUST be signed immediately upon receipt from DOL before it can be submitted to USCIS for final processing.