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On March 13, 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announced a proposed nine-month suspension of the final rule implementing changes to the H-2A program, which allows U.S. agricultural businesses to employ foreign workers in temporary or seasonal agricultural jobs. Notice of the proposed suspension was published in the Federal Register on March 17, 2009, and DOL has invited the public to submit comments by March 27, 2009. http://washlaborwire.com/

Department of Labor release

H-2A farm workers