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March 3, 2020

APMA H-2A Certificate Program Includes WG Leadership

The Agricultural Personnel Management Association (APMA) is hosting a three-day in-depth educational certificate program, educating individuals on navigating the complex H-2A program. Taking into account the costly ramifications and adverse consequence of misusing the H-2A program for employees, businesses and the industry, the H-2A Certificate Program will provide vital information on the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers Visa Program.

Western Growers Vice President and General Counsel Jason Resnick, who has 15 years of experience in assisting members with accessing the H-2A program, is both a curriculum contributor and presenter for this program. 

Designed for both the novice and experienced H-2A users, the program will cover the following topics:

  • Assessing your H-2A Needs
  • The Details and Overview of the H-2A Program
  • Preparing the Job Order
  • H-2A—Filing the DOL ETA-790, ETA-9142A
  • H-2ALC—Farm Labor Contractor Requirements
  • Housing, Transportation, and Food Service
  • Dealing with the government agencies involved with the program:  SWA, State of CA HCD,  DOL ETA/CNPC, USCIS, DOS-Consulates, US CBP, Social Security and DOL Wage and Hour
  • H-2A Implications for Workers’ Compensation
  • Accounting, Tax Issues, and Benefits
  • Audits & Investigations
  • Special Circumstances
  • Best Practices & Avoiding Pitfalls



Date: May 5-7, 2020

Location: Monterey Tides Hotel—La Grande Ballroom

      2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey CA, 93940


Space is limited.  Participants must pre-register to attend and will receive a certificate for attending the program. Click here for more information on the H-2A Certificate Program.