Features to help growers with H-2A applications, managing loans, and more.
During the news writer’s investigation, he discovered how illogical H-2A rules can be.
A district judge ruled against a lawsuit challenging a sharp increase in the adverse effect wage rate (AEWR) in Nevada, Utah, and Colorado.
Operators find the program is among few sources of reliable, legal workers.
Lawmakers need to come up with a workable solution for undocumented immigrants who have been working here in fields for years.
Ten years ago, DOL certified 86,014 H-2A positions. Today, that figure is well above 200,000.
H-2A can help you with your seasonal employment needs. Here are a few basics to help you decide if this program is right for you.
Previously, the loans were limited to housing for American citizens or permanent residents. The loan deadline is in August.
During his keynote speech at the United Fresh Convention, the Secretary of Agriculture touched on several key policy issues affecting growers.
The laborious process is problematic for users, but it’s the only game in town that delivers legal workers.
Currently, the U.S. House’s best shot for resolving DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a bill that includes an revised Ag Act, which would replace H-2A with the H-2C program.
On one hand, it’s the end of an era for Florida tomato industry leadership; on the other, it’s the start of a new journey.
On Monday, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced his Agricultural Guestworker Act of 2017 bill, which would replace H-2A with an H-2C program. Rep. Goodlatte introduced the bill to the House Judiciary Committee, which he chairs.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R VA) is re-introducing a bill that aims to replace H-2A. Here are some of the ways it will differ from the current program.
Move broadens use of H-2A to all of agriculture to include those with multiple crops and harvests.
To have a great crop potentially rot in the field because workers can’t be sourced is probably worse than a weather event taking out production.
Legislators say the move aligns the program in the department to better fit the needs of agriculture businesses.