February 13, 2024. Office of Foreign Labor Certification Publishes the 2024 Update to Allowable Charges for H-2A Workers’ Meals and H-2A and H-2B Travel Subsistence Reimbursement, Including Lodging

The Employment and Training Administration has issued a notice in the Federal Register to announce the annual updated dollar amount H-2A employers may charge workers, other than workers in herding or production of livestock on the range occupations, for providing meals and the maximum and minimum rate at which H-2A and H-2B workers must be reimbursed for travel-related subsistence expenses. The notice also includes a reminder of the continuing obligation of H-2A and H-2B employers to pay certain lodging and travel-related expenses workers incur while traveling to and from H-2A and H-2B employment.