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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. Content Detail

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    Centro De Los Derechos Del Migrante
  • 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. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Contrados

    Online reviews of farms and contracts written anonymously by farmworkers. Content Detail

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    Centro de los Derechos del Migrante
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Farmworker Justice
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Farm
  • 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. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Immigration and Labor

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

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    Farmworker Justice
  • Know Your Rights: Legal Rights of Agricultural Workers

    Content Detail

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    South Carolina Legal Services - Rock Hill
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural worker Protection Act

    Basic information,fact sheets and other material related to the Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). MSPA employment-related protections to migrant and seasonal agricultural workers and is administered and enforced by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. Content Detail

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    US Department of Labor
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Farm
  • 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. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor