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DOL issues notice re food and lodging expenses for H-2A and H-2B workers

  1. Date Announced

    April 13, 2017

    Employers providing three meals a day to H-2A workers in occupations other than range herding may charge workers for such meals, but the job offer must state the charge. DOL set the maximum travel subsistence and meal reimbursement that a worker with receipts may claim in 2017 under H-2A and H-2B, and DOL reminds employers of obligations with respect to overnight lodging costs. [ID #470]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 13, 2017
  3. Subsequent Action

    Annual notice for allowable charges for agricultural workers' meal and travel subsistence updated on March 21, 2018

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