Immigration Law

Advance Copies of H-2A AEWRs for 2013

"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this notice to announce the 2013 Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs) for the employment of temporary or seasonal nonimmigrant foreign workers (H-2A workers) to perform agricultural labor or services.   AEWRs are the minimum wage rates the Department has determined must be offered and paid by employers to H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment for a particular agricultural job and area so that the wages of similarly employed U.S. workers will not be adversely affected.  20 CFR 655.100(b).  In this notice, the Department announces the AEWRs for 2013." - FR Doc. 2013-00117 Filed 01/07/2013 at 8:45 am; Publication Date: 01/08/2013.

"The Department of Labor (we or the Department) is issuing this notice to announce new prevailing wage and piece rates covering the employment of temporary or seasonal nonimmigrant foreign workers (H-2A workers) and corresponding employees to perform agricultural labor or services in certain occupations with special procedures established under 20 CFR 655.102 in the H-2A program, including open range production of livestock, itinerant animal shearing, sheepherding, goatherding, and custom combine operations." - FR Doc. 2013-00115 Filed 01/07/2013 at 8:45 am; Publication Date: 01/08/2013.