Saturday, July 04, 2015

Home News Groups solicit comments on H2B program

Groups solicit comments on H2B program

Industry News

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an immigration advocacy group are asking landscape contractors for their feedback on the guest worker program.

Chuck Bowen | August 9, 2010

 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits Division, and ImmigrationWorks USA have commissioned immigration economist Madeline Zavodny to write a report on the H-2B visa program. 
 
The groups plan to use data from the report to lobby Congress this fall in support of the guest worker program. 
 
They are interested in learning: 
  • How many workers with H2B visas have you employed in the last three years?
  • What types of jobs do H2B workers hold at your company?
  • What are the benefits of the H2B program for your company?
  • What, if any, problems have you had with the H2B program?
  • What do you think your firm would do if you were not able to hire any H2B workers?
You can e-mail your responses to Niki Littell at nlittell@immigrationworksusa.org or fax them to 202-506-4642. 
 

Top news

Get to the good stuff

When it comes to hiring, make sure to focus on the most important part: interviewing.

Things that make you go ‘hmm’

The way you treat your clients is a direct result of the culture you have at your organization.

Weed Man USA adds to team

The company has partnered with ACE Franchise Services to boost sales and growth.

John Deere updates K-Series

The wheel loader lineup will now adhere to Final Tier 4 emissions standards.

Turfgrass leaders retiring

The three Ohio State University staff have had a major impact on the industry.

x