The DOL also has released updated guidance for State Workforce Agencies and ETA National Processing Centers (NPCs) when processing H-2B labor condition applications in nonagricultural occupations. The DOL said that the guidance is intended to work in concert with the new centralized fi ling process at the NPCs to ensure greater consistency in the processing of H-2B applications. Special handling procedures for certain nonagricultural occupations, such as forestry workers and boilermakers, will be issued through separate guidance letters by the National Offi ce of Foreign Labor Certifi cation.