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Advance Copy of DOL Final Rule: Delay of H-2B Wage Methodology Effective Date
Posted on 28 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Labor (Department) is delaying the effective date of the Wage Methodology for the Temporary Non-agricultural Employment H-2B Program (the Wage Rule) to October 1, 2012 in response to recently enacted legislation that prohibits... Read More

New H-2B Wage Rule Will Be Applied to Current Workers
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From the DOL FAQ of April 24, 2013 : "[I]f you currently employ H-2B workers, you and your current workers are affected by the new wage rule. Employers who have H-2B workers perform work on or after April 24, 2013, will receive a new prevailing wage... Read More

Tags: wage , DOL , faq , H-2B

Advance copy of DOL Guidance: H-2B Wage Methodology, Delay of Effective Date
Posted on 29 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Notice provides additional guidance to those employers who have received from the Department either a supplemental or dual prevailing wage determinations based on a previous effective date of the new prevailing wage methodology. This guidance... Read More

Tags: wage , guidance , H-2B

DOL E-Mailbox for H-2B Prevailing Wage Questions
Posted on 30 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Please submit questions regarding the H-2B Wage Rule to the following e-mail box (established by the Department specifically for this purpose) ." - DOL, Dec. 30, 2011 . Read More

Tags: wage , DOL , mailbox , H-2B

CA8 Arkansas H-2B Wage Victory - Cuellar-Aguilar v. Deggeller Attractions, Inc.
Posted on 15 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cuellar-Aguilar v. Deggeller Attractions, Inc., Dec. 15, 2015 - "Appellants are nineteen workers who were employed by Deggeller Attractions, Inc. (“Deggeller”), a Florida corporation that operates a traveling carnival in Arkansas and... Read More

H-2B Update from USCIS: April 3, 2013
Posted on 4 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As announced by USCIS on April 2, 2013, USCIS has temporarily suspended adjudication of certain Form I-129 H-2B petitions for temporary non-agricultural workers while the government considers appropriate action in response to the Court order entered... Read More

Tags: wage , DOL , USCIS , H-2B