DOL issues final H-2A herder rule

DOL issues final H-2A herder rule

THE U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule on the employment of foreign workers in jobs related to herding livestock on rangeland, including sheep and goats.

The H-2A Herder Final Rule implements a methodology to address wage stagnation and prevent adverse effects on U.S. workers.

The American Sheep Industry Assn. (ASI) said it supports the rule, which takes into account many suggestions the industry made.

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