Trump’s resort request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers

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Trump’s resort request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers

Earlier on Thursday, another posting showed Trump's club also wants to hire 40 foreigners to serve as waiters and waitresses at the club.

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US President Donald Trump's private Mar-a-Lago golf club in Palm Beach, Florida, has reportedly filed a request with the Department of Labour to hire 61 foreign temporary workers.

The Palm Beach resort reportedly wanted to hire workers who would be employed using H-2B visas-which businesses usually obtain only if they are able to prove they can not find enough American workers to fill the vacancies.

These workers will be taken onboard from October until May and the wages have been set at $12.68 per hour for the servers and $13.31 for the cooks, reported Buzzfeed News. At the end of mentioned period, they would be expected to return home.

Other Trump-related businesses have also gone outside the pad its seasonal work force.

But, apparently, he himself can opt for foreign workers whenever it suits his objective, as a 2016 New York Times report revealed the club has filed for 500 visas for foreign workers through the Department of Labor since 2010.

Trump centered much of his 2016 campaign under the promise of "America first" and "buy American and hire American", both sentiments he continues to push throughout his presidency.

Regardless, the commander-in-chief had an explanation even for such an overt employment of double standards. "They can't get people George". "Other hotels do the exact same thing". In the lawsuit filed June 14, she called the Trump Foundation a "little more than a checkbook for payments from Mr. Trump or his businesses to nonprofits, regardless of their goal or legality".

In November 2017, the luxury club hired 70 foreign employees for the holiday season, which is something Mar-a-Lago has done in several years.

Trump's indiscriminate crackdown on immigrants could come back to haunt him in more ways than one.

Trump's competitors have said the seasonal nature of resort work - which picks up in the fall and drops off in the spring when wealthy snowbirds leave Palm Beach - is not attractive to American workers.

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