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Congress Blocks New H-2B Wage Rule

Photo by Lucy Reyna, Horseback Magazine Photo by Lucy Reyna, Horseback Magazine WASHINGTON, (AHC) – Congress has passed an Omnibus Appropriations bill (H.R.2055) that in addition to funding most federal agencies for the remainder of the 2012 fiscal year (October…

Labor Dept. Proposes Child Labor Regs Changes

WASHINGTON, (American Horse Council) – The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed new child labor regulations applicable to agriculture. The DOL’sstated purpose for the rule making is “to improve the safety of minors under 18 working in both agricultural and…