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Name: Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Nonimmigrant Aliens in Agriculture in the United States; Administrative Measures to Improve Program Performance Rule (20 CFR Parts 654 and 655).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Agriculture workers; Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1999-06-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1999-62, Vol. 64, No. 124, pp. 34958-34966
ISN: USA-1999-R-53822
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1999-62, Vol. 64, No. 124, pp. 34958-34966
Abstract/Citation: Amends the regulations relating to the temporary employment of nonimmigrant agricultural workers (H-2A workers). Reduces the time for an application for temporary agricultural labor certification, provides employers with the option of having housing inspected as late as 20 days before the date of need, and modifies the requirement that employers notify the local State Employment Security Office in writing of the exact date a H-2A worker departs from the workplace. Promulgated by the Employment and Training Administration.

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