Employment and Training Administration January 6, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Aliens in Agriculture in the United States: 2014 Adverse Effect Wage Rates
Document Number: 2013-31555
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this notice to announce the 2014 Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs) for the employment of temporary or seasonal nonimmigrant foreign workers (H-2A workers) to perform agricultural labor or services. AEWRs are the minimum wage rates the Department has determined must be offered and paid by employers to H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment for a particular occupation and area so that the wages of similarly employed U.S. workers will not be adversely affected. 20 CFR 655.100(b). In this notice, the Department announces the AEWRs for calendar year 2014.