Adverse Effect Wage Rates likely will go up across the nation next year if federal labor officials follow their standard practice.
Rep. Newhouse, joined by industry members, urges Senate to vote on Farm Workforce Modernization Act before end of legislative session
In a Yakima press conference, Washington Rep. Dan Newhouse urged his Senate colleagues to take action on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act before this legislative session ends at the end of the year.
Agricultural employers with existing H-2A workers should continue to follow the current federal rules, even if their workers’ contracts extend past the date that new rules are slated to take effect.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a long-awaited final rule that makes substantial changes to H-2A regulations.
The Washington State Tree Fruit Association, Washington State Department of Agriculture and Washington State University announced registration is now open
New York state will gradually lower its overtime threshold for farmworkers to 40 hours per week.