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Centro De Los Derechos Del Migrante

Founded in 2005, Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) is the first transnational migrant workers’ rights organization based in Mexico. Since its founding, CDM has been driven by its mission to improve the conditions of low-wage workers in the United States.

Contact Wage and Hour Division

Have a specific question? Want to file a complaint? Need to find a local office near you. Contact the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor.

Contrados

Online reviews of farms and contracts written anonymously by farmworkers.

H-2A Guestworker Program

The H-2A guestworker program allows agricultural employers to hire workers from other countries on temporary work permits for agricultural jobs that last ten months or less. This website explains the rights under a H-2A contract.

H-2B Guestworker Program

The H-2B temporary foreign worker program allows employers to hire workers from other countries on temporary work permits to fill nonagricultural jobs that last less than one year. This website explains the rights under a H-2B contract.

How to File a Complaint

The US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for administering and enforcing some of the nation's most important worker protection laws. WHD is committed to ensuring that workers in this country are paid properly and for all the hours they work, regardless of immigration status.

Immigration and Labor

Farmworker Justice helps farmworkers and their organizations improve wages and working conditions and immigration policy.

Pesticide Safety

Pesticides are inherently toxic materials -- they are developed and used to destroy or prevent growth or infestations of unwanted insects, plants, and other pests in agricultural, commercial, industrial, and household settings. Farmworkers, and especially those who mix and apply pesticides, face greater risks of becoming poisoned by pesticides because they work with pesticides at their greatest concentrations and strengths.

Your Rights as an H2A Worker

Check out our 2022 Spanish Guide for H2A Workers to learn more about your rights. This guide explains some of the protections offered under state and federal laws, such as reimbursements, pay, housing, and more. For more information, you can call us at (843) 810-0629.

Wages and Hours - Compliance Assistance

The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State and local governments.

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