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Mead asks Labor Dept. to reconsider H-2A sheepherder rule

(Press release) — Governor Matt Mead is asking the Department of Labor to withdraw and reconsider a proposed rule governing the federal H-2A program used by the Wyoming sheep and livestock industry to hire seasonal and temporary workers. Specifically, the proposed rule would establish dramatic increases in wages, which includes increases to the amounts required for housing. […]