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Keep calling about H-2B cap relief (2-9-18) Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Friday, February 09, 2018 12:00 AM

Early this morning President Trump signed into law a temporary spending measure to fund the federal government through March 23. The bill does not include any H-2B cap relief.

Congress is expected to use the next six weeks to negotiate a final spending bill for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. It is essential that lawmakers include H-2B cap relief in the year-end spending bill. We know you have reached out repeatedly to your lawmakers, but we need you to do so again and stress the urgent need for H-2B cap relief.

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Letters to Congress stress the urgent need for H-2B cap relief (2-2-18) Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Monday, February 05, 2018 12:00 AM

ALCC and other members of the H-2B Workforce Coalition sent letters Friday afternoon to House and Senate leaders and to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee. The letters stress the need for H-2B cap relief.

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DOL announcement regarding H-2B processing Jan 2018 Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:00 AM

US Department of Labor issued the following announcement yesterday regarding H-2B visa processing:

January 17, 2018. H-2B Processing Announcement
The Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is making this announcement to alert employers and other interested stakeholders about a process change to better assure fairness regarding the issuance of H-2B temporary labor certifications due to the unprecedented volume of applications received on January 1, 2018.

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H-2B processing change announced on the federal register (1-23-18) Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:00 AM

This morning, the US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration submitted a notice to the federal register.

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Urgent action needed to #SaveH2B 1-8-17 Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Monday, January 08, 2018 10:00 AM


Please continue to Help #SaveH-2B - a message from the H-2B Workforce Coalition:

Congress is back in session this week. It is critical that your elected officials continue to hear from you about the need for immediate H-2B cap relief.  As you know, the first 33,000-visa cap was reached on December 15 and the second half cap will be reached soon.  Unless Congress acts promptly, many seasonal employers could be shut out of the H-2B program this year.  Please ask your Senators and Representative to include H-2B cap relief in any upcoming appropriations bill and to speak personally to their party leaders about the need for cap relief.

Specifically, we hope you will take the following actions:

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