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There have been reports of phone calls made from a Department of Labor phone number (202-693-2700) soliciting personal information and/or promising funds to those receiving the calls. These calls were not authorized by the Department of Labor. ETA and the Department of Labor do not and will not solicit Personally Identifiable Information, such as your Social Security number, or other personal information, over the phone. If you receive a call like this from a number that looks like an ETA phone number, consider it a spam call, hang up, and report the call to the US Department of Labor at 1-855-522-6748.

For more information about how to recognize spam calls, please reference the IRS site about recognizing these imposter calls: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/how-to-know-its-really-the-irs-calling-or-knocking-on-your-door-0

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Starting March 15, 2010 the new H-2A Regulations at 20 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 655.120(b), now require that if the prevailing hourly wage or piece rate is adjusted during a work contract and is higher than the highest of the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR), the prevailing wage, the agreed-upon collective bargaining wage, or the Federal or State minimum wage, in effect at the time the work is performed, the employer must pay that higher prevailing wage or piece rate upon notification by the Department. To determine if a prevailing hourly wage or piece rate has been adjusted for the crop activity or occupation identified in the employer's Application for Temporary Employment Certification, the employer must periodically visit the Department of Labor's Agricultural On-Line Wage Library (AOWL).


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The above rates are for use in the intra-interstate agricultural job orders and are subject to change or revision. Users of the Agricultural Recruitment System are encouraged to check this site before they file their intra-interstate job orders.