Debate over H-2B visa cap threatens serious shortage of seasonal workers

Debate over H-2B visa cap threatens serious shortage of seasonal workers

WASHINGTON —Foodservice and hospitality operators who rely on seasonal employees to fill their ranks could be facing severe labor shortages this summer if congressional action remains stalled on a vote to extend an expired provision enabling employers to hire more temporary help.

Industry officials say political wrangling in Washington has sidelined several broadly supported bipartisan bills that would exempt returning imm

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