New Law Doesn't Help DOL In H-2B Appeal, 3rd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 4:49 PM EST) -- Employer groups challenging a U.S. Department of Labor rule dealing with prevailing wages under the H-2B visa program told the Third Circuit Wednesday that a new appropriations law allowing the DOL to implement the rule doesn't bolster the agency's case.

The groups — the Louisiana Forestry Association Inc., the Crawfish Processors Alliance and others — lodged a response to a letter from the government which asserted that the new law, which lifted an appropriations prohibition on the 2011 H-2B rule, supported the DOL's claim that it...
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