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DOL/ETA RIN: 1205-AB69 Publication ID: Fall 2013 
Title: Wage Methodology for the Temporary Nonagricultural Employment H-2B Program, Part 2 
Abstract: In an interim final rule (IFR) published in April, 2013, DHS and DOL amended their regulations governing the methodology by which DOL calculates the prevailing wages to be paid to H-2B workers and U.S. workers recruited in connected with the application for employment certification of nonimmigrant workers in temporary or seasonal non-agricultural employment. That prevailing wage is then used by employers in petitioning the DHS to allow nonimmigrant workers to enter the U.S. in H-2B status. DOL and DHS jointly issued this rule in response to the court's order in Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas v. Solis, which vacated a provision of DOL's prevailing wage rate regulation, and to ensure that the rule is in effect nationwide in light of other outstanding litigation. The IFR requested comments from the public on a variety of regulatory and policy issues, and the final rule will consider the public's input and make revisions to the regulations as warranted. 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 655; 8 CFR 214 
Legal Authority: 8 USC 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b); 8 USC 1184(c) 
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Judicial  Judicial order  04/22/2013 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  04/24/2013  78 FR 24047 
Interim Final Rule Effective  04/24/2013   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  06/10/2013   
Final Rule  10/00/2014   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1205-AB61  Related Agencies: Joint: DHS/USCIS; 
Agency Contact:
William L. Carlson Ph.D.
Administrator, Office of Foreign Labor Certification
Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Room C-4312, FP Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-3010
Email: carlson.william@dol.gov

 
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