Today, December 22, 2015, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) issued its Federal Register Notice to announce the 2016 Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs). The notice applies to the employment of temporary or seasonal nonimmigrant foreign workers (H–2A workers) to perform agricultural labor or services.

Stephanie Metzinger

Tomorrow’s Lunch and Learn Webinar will highlight technological advancements that have the potential to offer affordable net zero energy homes for farmworkers. Jason Resnick, Western Growers’ vice president and general counsel, will provide an overview of the current housing requirements for farmworkers under H-2A visas. He will also share the challenges and possible solutions associated with these requirements.

Stephanie Metzinger

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