Immigration Law Questions? Ask an Immigration Lawyer.
Once his PERM is approved (hopefully in 8 months or so), can we apply for I-485 immediately after that?
Yes, 485 may be filed concurrently with I-140.
When can I (as his spouse) expect to get the EAD card to be able to work in the US?
The I-765 is filed concurrently with 140/485.