Critical Labor and the Environmental Issues Facing the Green Industry

July 2011
Landscape & Irrigation;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p26
The article discusses the environmental, electronic (E)-Verify and H-2B visa issues that will have effects on the landscape and lawn industry in the U.S. in 2011. The Department of Labor is attempting to eliminate H-2B, the one source of legal employees who will do the landscape and lawn jobs that U.S. employees do not like to do. The International Code Council finished a hearing schedule on a draft International Green Construction Code (IGCC) in Dallas, Texas.


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