The Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Steve Asmussen contending the Eclipse Award-winning trainer has failed to pay proper overtime and has not kept proper employment records.
The American Horse Council reported that the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Labor will resume processing H-2B petitions, but will continue to suspend premium processing until further notice.
On April 2, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it has temporarily suspended processing most petitions for new H-2B temporary non-agricultural workers.
Employers would be required to provide documentation that they have attempted to recruit U.S. workes under proposed changes from Department of Labor.
The Jockeys' Guild generated $2.1 million less revenue in 2003 than in 2002, according to a 2003 financial report the Guild filed in December with the U.S. Department of Labor. Total revenue declined 31% from $6.8 million in 2002 to $4.7 million in 2003, according to the document.
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