Employment and Training Administration October 2, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Temporary Agricultural Employment of H-2A Aliens in the United States; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: E9-23806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-02
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration
The Employment and Training Administration and the Employment Standards Administration issued a proposed rule on September 4, 2009, to amend its regulations governing the certification of temporary employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary or seasonal agricultural (H-2A) employment and the enforcement of the contractual obligations applicable to employers of such nonimmigrant workers. The proposed rule provided a comment period for the regulatory text through October 5, 2009. The agencies have received several requests to extend the comment period and have decided to extend the comment period for an additional 15 days, to October 20, 2009. The comment period for the Paperwork Reduction Act portion remains the same as published, i.e. November 5, 2009.