Finding employees who wish to work the long, labor intensive hours required for seafood processing can be difficult. While many employers recruit year round, there often aren’t enough US workers available to meet demands.

To close this labor gap, many processors rely on the H-2B visa program to fill their available positions.

Phoenix Labor has years of experience with the seafood processing industry, and knows what it takes to navigate the complicated paperwork process to submit an application for the H-2B program.

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Temporary Visa Shortage Impacts Seafood Industry

The already limited supply of H-2 visas may have a significant impact on the seafood industry in the future. While the shortage of visas has been a recurring problem, the 2018 season was one of the hardest on processors. View our case study to learn more about this impact. 

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