Tag: H-2B Visa
All decisions regarding a U.S. Department of Labor ruling requiring higher pay for legal aliens to take effect Nov. 30 have been taken under advisement by U.S. District Judge Dee Drell.
LSPMB meets with Washington, D.C. legislators and media regarding new H-2B labor regulations for seasonal workers.
Plaintiffs will ask to delay or halt new H-2B wage changes at a hearing in Alexandria, La., on September 23.
Julia Preston from The New York Times writes about the H-2B visa program and a federal lawsuit brought by Louisiana businesses.
H-2B visa program could increase the salaries of most foreign workers in Louisiana’s seafood industry.
Even though the April 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may be a fading memory for many people, the financial fallout and hardships are still being felt by the seafood industry and thousands of businesses, large and small.
Like many small businesses, Motivatit Seafoods relies on seasonal laborers who are legally brought into the U.S. with H-2B visas. But new legislation threatens to cripple the visa program — and deliver yet another blow to Louisiana’s seafood industry.