DOL Updates H-2A Visa Program for Farmworkers

The U.S. Department of Labor issued new regulations amending the H-2A agricultural guestworker visa program, making changes to how prevailing wages are formulated, modernizing how the application and certification process is conducted, and improving standards for employment conditions.  The final rule—stemming from a proposed rule by the Trump administration in 2019—will go into effect Nov. 14.

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