DOL Rule Backs Groups' H-2B Challenge, 3rd Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Employer groups told the Third Circuit on Friday that both a new U.S. Department of Labor rule changing how prevailing wages are calculated for the H-2B foreign worker program and a recent Eleventh Circuit decision against the agency bolster their challenge to a 2011 H-2B wage rule.

Louisiana Forestry Association Inc. and its fellow appellants said in a memorandum that the DOL's April interim final rule revising the methodology for calculating prevailing wages in the H-2B visa program, which allows foreigners to be imported for temporary...
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