TAG: H-2B

Another go-round for H-2B: A permanent fix for H-2B remains elusive

September 4, 2019By
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While the H-2B guest worker program used by many landscape contractors had its best year since 2008, program advocates find themselves once again engaged in the annual battle to convince Congress to allocate more visas to the scant 66,000 visas locked into the enabling statute. Little passes Congress Because little legislation has passed Congress to be sent on to the... read more

The A&A way

August 16, 2019By
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The story of how A&A Lawn Care & Landscaping's owners overcame setbacks to grow their organization to a $7.5 million operation. read more

The Harvest Group: To H-2B or Not 2B — Ideas and alternatives for finding your workforce

July 22, 2019By

This Harvest Group webinar will explore alternatives to the H-2B program. The presenter will be Fred Haskett. read more

Profit Power: Stop waiting for immigration reform

May 20, 2019By

LM columnist Jeffrey Scott explains how landscape company owners can take control of their labor situation with recruiting and a strong financial strategy. read more

Work to do: Tackling the industry’s labor shortage

May 20, 2019By
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How companies, manufacturers and industry pros are tackling landscaping's labor shortage. read more

Editor’s note: A workforce with no name

May 14, 2019By

Seth Jones shares thoughts on the labor shortage and how to get the work done anyway. read more