|Statement||Guam Department of Labor, Alien Labor Processing & Ceritification Division|
|LC Classifications||HD5850.47.A6 G83 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||45 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||45|
|LC Control Number||2011514613|
Guam stakeholders sh continue to lobby officials in Washington DC to make sure that Guam's unique sitL addressed in any such reform legislation. The Guam DOL and Leon Guerrero Adr are committed to keeping that dialog going from the Government of Guam level. DHS to improve integrity of H2B visa program for foreign workers P. guarantee, and prevailing wages for the H-2B program contained in P.L. with a day transition period. iv. Options for Reforming the H- 2B Visa Program and worker(s) will be employed on Guam, from the Governor of Guam. See 8 C.F.R. § (h)(6)(iii)(A) and (C). Notably, H-2B petitions may request multiple workers if the. The Guam Department of Labor said this is the first approval of H-2B workers since November The defense budget law allows up to 4, H-2B Author: Haidee Eugenio Gilbert. Guam’s lobbying for the program is a testament to its popularity among employers nationwide. Applications for H-2B certified positions trend higher and higher every year.
Main Presentation: H-2B Program Update: Presented by: Greg S. Massey, Administrator Alien Labor Processing & Certification Division Department of Labor: August Government of Guam Project Portfolio: Guam Industry Forum: Presented by: Vera Topasna, Executive Director Guam Military Buildup Office: August Military. In Guam, numbers of H-2B workers continue to decrease and the rate of visa issuance is nearly at a standstill. According to GCA, petitions last year for the H-2B visa program for Guam . The H-2B visa program allows employers to bring in foreign workers for temporary non-agricultural work and is used by industries such as hospitality and landscaping. The suit argues that Guam, in. The Pacific Daily News reports the Guam Contractors Association and 11 other businesses have filed a lawsuit against the visa rejections. A majority of the plaintiffs say the move has caused them to lose their skilled workers under the H-2B visa program and delayed ongoing construction projects and military buildup contracts.
H-2B petitioners must also provide a single valid temporary labor certification from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), or, if the workers will be employed on Guam, from the Guam Department of Labor . Gaps in program planning are often identified when plans are tested, whether through a real event, such as a hepatitis A outbreak, or a full-scale vaccination exercise. Jurisdictions should test their COVID vaccination program plans, and after testing, assign roles and responsibilities with target completion dates for specific tasks. The H-2B nonimmigrant program permits employers to temporarily hire nonimmigrants to perform nonagricultural labor or services in the United employment must be of a temporary nature for a limited period of time such as a one-time occurrence, . Guam has unique regulations and manages most of our H-2B program with USCIS guidance and regulations. supplemental visas, mentioned in the release, is part of the natio H-2B worker visa cap which has been in place for many years. Guam and the CNMI are exempt from the national visa cap until