immigrant worker on a dairy farm Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter

Proposal streamlines H-2A job advertisement requirements

Changes would allow agribusinesses to advertise job openings online for at least 14 days and reduce employers’ recruitment costs.

A newly proposed U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rule-making could help farmers advertise job openings to domestic workers as required under the H-2A visa program. The DOL rule-making would require that employers seeking to hire temporary workers post the employment opportunities online rather than in expensive newspapers advertisements that might reach just a limited audience.

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