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Ag employers group challenges Adverse Effect Wage Rate rule

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) regulation. Other plaintiffs in the case are Florida Growers... more »

Senators seek rollback of H-2A wages to 2022 rates

Farm groups are urging Congress to pass the Farm Operations Support Act, which would decrease the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) paid to H-2A temporary visa farm workers to 2022 levels. That would drop the... more »

NCAE webinar focuses on labor program wages

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is presenting the second installment of its educational webinar series focusing on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new Adverse Effect Wage Rate regulation. The webinar will be moderated... more »

Be prepared for the inevitable H-2A labor audit

In the waning days of the lame-duck session of Congress, there was still hope in some corners of the fruit and vegetable industry that legislators would include immigration and ag labor in the omnibus bill.... more »

Best farm employers sought by ag labor group

Wanting to recognize agricultural employers who go above and beyond their duties with their farm workers, the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is throwing down the gauntlet to uncover the best of the best.... more »

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