DOL Proposes Changes to the H-2A Program

July 25, 2019

On Monday, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to modernize the H-2A program. The changes are responsive to stakeholder concerns and expected to enhance employer access to a legal source of agricultural …

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H-2A Changes Under Review

June 27, 2019

The White House is reviewing a final Labor Department regulation that would update the H-2A foreign guest worker program. The proposal would no longer require that employers advertise openings in newspapers before hiring a guest …

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UEP members attended annual legislative visits

May 16, 2019

Published in WattAG, By DEVEN KING ,  May 16, 2019 Topics of discussion included immigration, food labeling, animal health and checkoff funding Farmer members of United Egg Producers (UEP), held their annual legislative visits in Washington, D.C., …

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Egg industry joins food labeling discussion

May 16, 2019

Photo: Sen. John Cornyn, R., Texas, met May 16, 2019 with United Egg Producers as well as representatives from Idalou Egg Ranch and Feather Crest Farms to discuss issues such as animal health, food labeling …

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House Judiciary Schedules Ag Immigration Hearing

April 4, 2019

This week, the House Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing to address the ongoing lack of a reliable workforce for production agriculture and ag processing.  The Committee continues to hear from organizations including UEP that the …

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