December 9, 2022

U.S. Department of Labor publishes Additional H-2A FAQs

The U.S. Department of Labor has published a third set of FAQs regarding the 2022 H-2A Final Rule. According to DOL’s press statement the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has issued a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Round 3 – Job Offers, Assurances, and Obligations – Wages, associated with the publication of the final rule, Temporary Agricultural Employment of H-2A Nonimmigrants in the United States (“2022 H-2A Final Rule”) dated Dec. 7, 2022.

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is also posting guidance and information regarding H-2A program obligations, requirements, and compliance under the 2022 H-2A Final Rule. For example, WHD has posted fact sheets on its website providing general information about recruitment, notifications, wages, and housing.