EAGLE COUNTY — It’s been a tough summer for businesses that depend on seasonal workers. In May, businesses that depend on immigrant seasonal workers were bemoaning a delay in federal authorization of this year’s H2-B visa program. That program allows immigrant workers to come for a season, work and then go home. The summer season is defined from April through September. At the time, landscapers, concrete and masonry companies were all gearing up for the season. Many found themselves without big parts of the workforce they expected. Congress finally took action on the program in June, but it was “too little, too late,” said Mike Stephens, of Eagle-based SHC Nursery and Landscape. Gary Woodworth, CEO of The Gallegos Corp., based in Edwards, agreed. When Congress finally approved the program for 2018, the federal government approved 66,000 visas for non-agricultural, seasonal work. Read the full story on vaildaily.com.