Employment and Training Administration

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Studies, Surveys Confirm Georgia Farm Labor Losses

From SoutheastFarmPress.com, Paul Hollis, 2 Dec 2011. Farmers complaining of immigration legislation Numerous surveys and studies conducted in Georgia have revealed farm labor shortages and negative economic impacts since the passage this year of a tough new immigration law in the state. Though none of the findings mention the law specifically, many farmers have complained … Continue reading

Children of Immigrants Hit an Economic Ceiling

From LATimes.com, Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times, 30 Oct 2011. Reporting from Dos Palos, Calif.— A Salvadoran flag wrapped around his neck to block out the sun, Geremias Romero hunches low to the ground alongside the other laborers, following the tractor along rows of cantaloupes. He reaches into the leafy green rows of fruit, touches a … Continue reading

Employment and Training Administration Program Year (PY) 2011 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Section 167, National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Allocations

From FederalRegister.gov, Employment and Training Administration,  27 May 2011. SUMMARY This Notice announces allocations for PY 2011 for the WIA Title I Section 167 National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) program. The NFJP allocations are distributed to the State service areas by a formula that estimates, by State, the relative demand for NFJP services. The formula … Continue reading

National Farmworker Jobs Program: Grant Opportunity

From Grants.gov, “National Farmworker Jobs Program,” U. S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Office of Workforce Investment, Division of Adult Services, 16 Mar 2011. The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 03/16/2011. … Continue reading

US Department of Labor Announces 2 Grant Competitions to Provide Career Training and Housing to Farmworkers

From DOL.gov, Dept. of Labor, “US Department of Labor announces 2 grant competitions to provide career training and housing to farmworkers,” 16 Mar 2011. News Release ETA News Release: [03/16/2011] Contact Name: Lina Garcia or Dave Roberts Phone Number: (202) 693-4661 or x5945 Release Number: 11-0268-NAT WASHINGTON [DC] — The U.S. Department of Labor today … Continue reading

H-2A: 2011 Adverse Effect Wage Rates, Allowable Charges for Agricultural Workers’ Meals, and Maximum Travel Subsistence Reimbursement

From FederalRegister.gov “Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Aliens in Agriculture in the United States: 2011 Adverse Effect Wage Rates, Allowable Charges for Agricultural Workers’ Meals, and Maximum Travel Subsistence Reimbursement” by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, 1 Mar 2011. Official notice in PDF format: Federal Register, Vol. … Continue reading

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