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The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is publishing Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 11–07, Change 2, which rescinds TEGL No. 11–07, Change 1. The 2008 Final Rule implementing the H–2A Temporary Agricultural Worker Program, 73 FR 77109, Dec. 18, 2008 mirrors the clarification guidance of TEGL 11–07, Change 1, making the TEGL unnecessary and redundant. DATES: This Notice of Publication is effective September 21, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the H–2A labor certification process governed by this publication, contact William L. Carlson, Administrator, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room C–4312, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693–3010 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background On November 14, 2007, the Department published TEGL No. 11–07, Change 1 that provided additional guidance to the State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) and ETA National Processing Centers (NPCs) involved in the processing of H–2A labor certification applications for temporary agricultural employment of foreign workers in the United States. Specifically, the clarifications provided direction to employer application filing, recruitment and housing standards. Need for Rescission On December 18, 2008 the Department published in the Federal Register final regulations that reengineered the H–2A temporary agricultural workers program. These regulations went into effect on January 17, 2009. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Publication of Training and Employment Guidance Letter 
No. 11-07, Change 2

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of publication.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training 
Administration (ETA) is publishing Training and Employment Guidance 
Letter (TEGL) No. 11-07, Change 2, which rescinds TEGL No. 11-07, 
Change 1. The 2008 Final Rule implementing the H-2A Temporary 
Agricultural Worker Program, 73 FR 77109, Dec. 18, 2008 mirrors the 
clarification guidance of TEGL 11-07, Change 1, making the TEGL 
unnecessary and redundant.

DATES: This Notice of Publication is effective September 21, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the H-2A labor 
certification process governed by this publication, contact William L. 
Carlson, Administrator, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, 
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Room C-4312, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: 
(202) 693-3010 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with 
hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone via TTY by 
calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 14, 2007, the Department published TEGL No. 11-07, 
Change 1 that provided additional guidance to the State Workforce 
Agencies (SWAs) and ETA National Processing Centers (NPCs) involved in 
the processing of H-2A labor certification applications for temporary 
agricultural employment of foreign workers in the United States. 
Specifically, the clarifications provided direction to employer 
application filing, recruitment and housing standards.

Need for Rescission

    On December 18, 2008 the Department published in the Federal 
Register final regulations that re-engineered the H-2A temporary 
agricultural workers program. These regulations went into effect on 
January 17, 2009. The regulations fully address employers' obligations 
with respect to applications, recruitment, and housing standards making 
TEGL 11-07, Change 1 redundant and unnecessary. In addition, the re-
engineering of the H-2A program revised the role of both the NPC and 
the SWAs, making portions of the TEGL inaccurate. The Department no 
longer requires the guidance provided in TEGL No. 11-07, Change 1 and 
is rescinding TEGL 11-07, Change 1.

    Signed in Washington, DC this 26th day of August, 2009.
Jane Oates,
Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration.
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