The primary function of Agriculture Workforce Management Association, Inc. (AWMA) is to provide guidance to its stockholder employers who wish to apply for temporary alien agricultural labor certification for the purpose of employing H2A workers on a temporary or seasonal basis.
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Application Documents, U.S. Referrals, and the Newsletters links are password protected.

If you are a member of our association, please give us a call and we will be glad to give you the password.
The 2016 H-2A Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.   The hourly wages as of that date will be as follows:


Important Dates for H-2A Applications

We need your application 75 days prior to your date of need.



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If you need workers by August 1, we need your application no later than May 15.
If you need workers by August 15, we need your application no later than June 1.
If you need workers by September 1, we need your application no later than June 15.
If you need workers by September 15, we need your application no later than July 1.
Major Delays Possible

The Department of Labor continues to be late certifying H-2A applications this year and Homeland Security isn’t much better.  Employers should plan on the possibility that their workers could be up to 2-3 weeks late.  This is affecting everyone in the H-2A community.  Not all employers will be affected, but a lot will be.  You may give us a call to review what options, if any, are available
Click on the Articles below to read about the issues with the H-2A Program this year.