It has become increasingly common for H-2A employers to receive unsolicited emails and phone calls from international applicants seeking employment.  Such inquires frequently come from Haiti, Turkey, and South America, but can come from any nation.  This is the result of the U.S. Department of Labor posting all approved H-2A labor certifications on its SeasonalJobs website, which mercifully replaced the H-2A employer’s previous costly and futile obligation to post newspaper ads as a condition for H-2A certification.

Jason Resnick

California announced that starting March 1, masks will no longer be required for unvaccinated individuals, but will be strongly recommended for all individuals in most indoor settings. This guidance also applies to unvaccinated workers indoors; employers must still provide a face covering upon request of an employee.

However, masks will still be required for everyone in high-transmission settings. Please note that local jurisdictions may have additional requirements beyond the state guidance.

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