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Forum for growers on H-2A foreign guest-worker program


Nov 03, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor is hosting a forum on Nov. 14 in Wenatchee to provide Washington growers and farm-labor association representatives with information on how to successfully navigate the federal H-2A foreign guest-worker program.

The forum will cover the H-2A application process, federal regulations and enforcement, and self-monitoring and outreach. It also will feature a session on H-2A best practices and a question and answer period with a panel of federal and state experts.   

Participating federal and state agencies are the U.S Department of Labor’s Hour and Wage Division and the state departments of Agriculture and Employment Security. 

Registration is free to the public, however, seating is limited.

Forum details

When: Friday, Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Wenatchee Convention Center, 121 N. Wenatchee Avenue. 

To register: Email wcddh2a@esd.wa.gov or call 360-902-9685.

 


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