Advocacy Comments on Labor Department’s Proposal to Revise H-2A Visa Wage Methodology

On December 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration published a proposed rulemaking to revise the wage methodology governing the labor certification of temporary agricultural foreign workers in the H-2A visa program. DOL determines the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) or the rate that will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of workers in the United States. On January 31, 2022, the Office of Advocacy (Advocacy) submitted the following comments.

Comment Letter

Fact Sheet