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Work Needed to Improve Labor Legislation for Agriculture

11/8/2019

Earlier draft versions of this bill raised significant questions and concerns that need to be addressed before we can fully support the bill

Utah Farm Bureau: Work Needed to Improve Labor Needs for Agriculture

11/5/2019

America’s farmers and ranchers desperately need Congress to address agriculture’s labor needs

Farm Bureau Weighs in on H-2A Advertising Requirements Final Rule

10/10/2019

The Department of Labor has issued a regulation that eliminates the requirement that employers place print newspaper advertisements in the area of intended employment of H-2A employees

Proposed H-2A Changes Tries but Fails to Contain Considerable Wage Variability

9/23/2019

Recently, the Department of Labor published a proposed rule that would amend its regulations regarding certain provisions of the H-2A program.

Senator Mitt Romney visits with Utah Farm Bureau, industry leaders on agricultural labor

8/23/2019

Farmers and ranchers work with and harvest perishable commodities, so any delay in entry of H2-A workers can spell partial or complete crop losses.

H-2A processing timeliness falls as demand climbs

6/14/2019

New data from the Department of Labor continues to highlight U.S. farmers’ and ranchers’ increasing reliance on the H-2A program.

Farm Bureau Welcomes Trump Immigration Reform Proposal

5/20/2019

Nowhere is reform more critical than in the agricultural sector

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