H-2B Visas

Chad Brown Hit With $1.6 Million In Back Wages And Fines For Labor Violations

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Chad C. Brown Inc. and owner Chad Brown will pay a total of $1,617,673 in back wages, liquidated damages, and civil penalties for willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the labor provisions of the H-2B non-immigrant visa […]

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American Horse Council: House Advances Relief On H-2B Guest Worker Program

House Appropriators Score Win for Horse Industry, Advance H-2B Visa Cap Relief! On July 25, the Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives convened a mark-up for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). By voice vote, the committee approved an amendment that exempts returning workers from the […]

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Congress Passes Bill That Could Nearly Double Available H-2B Visas

Congress early this morning passed a Fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations bill which includes language that could almost double the number of H-2B visas available, potentially improving a dire situation for Thoroughbred trainers, many of whom depend on these visas for the industry’s sizable foreign temporary workforce. The bill provides the Secretary of Homeland Security the authority to raise the cap […]

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