U.S. DOL Announces Final Rule to Improve H-2A Visa Program

  • On October 12, 2022

On October 6, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule to amend H-2A temporary labor certification regulations to better protect agricultural workers and to update the H-2A application and temporary labor certification process. The new rule includes guidance for improved safety and health protections for workers housed in rental or public accommodations. It also clarifies the housing certification process and mandates electronic filing for most applications. For more information, read the release here.