Data Shows H-2B Wages May Be Skewed High By Sample Size


To comply with the Immigration and Nationality Act, the U.S. Department of Labor requires that H-2B visa workers, who are employed in less-skilled seasonal work, must be paid at least the prevailing wage for their occupation and work location.

The prevailing wage for H-2B visas is the previous year's average wage for a detailed occupation and area, according to Occupational Wage and Employment Statistics, or OEWS, survey data.

Read more in this piece published by Law360.


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