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Temporary Agricultural Workers (H-2A Visas)

OnDemand Webinar (87 minutes)

Learn how to navigate the many overlapping and confusing rules and regulations of the H-2A program.The H-2A program allows agricultural employers who anticipate domestic worker shortages to bring non-immigrant foreign workers to the U.S. to perform temporary or seasonal agricultural labor services. Federal laws and regulations provide for numerous worker protections and employer obligations with respect to wages and working conditions. Noncompliance can result in penalties and claims against employers utilizing H-2A labor. This topic will help agricultural employers navigate the many overlapping and confusing rules and regulations of the H-2A program to ensure a thorough understanding of employer responsibilities and requirements. The information will also review the application process and the many state and federal agencies involved.

Authors

Kimberly A. Clarke, Varnum LLP

Agenda

Employer Eligibility

• Agriculture

• Seasonal

Application Process

• Department of State

• U.S. Department of Labor

• U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

• Consulate/Change Status

Recruiting

• Former Employees

• Domestic Applicants

• Foreign Applicants

Compliance

• Housing

• Wages

• Transportation

• Corresponding Employment