Farmworkers Rights

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Authored By: US Department of Labor


Wages: Farm workers must be paid the wages promised, but never less than the federal minimum wage.

Farm workers must be provided a written statement of earnings and all deductions from pay.

Farm workers must be provided written information about their wages and working conditions in a language they can understand.

Safety and Health: Any housing or transportation provided by the employer must be safe.

Farm workers must be provided safe drinking water, toilets, and handwashing facilities at the job-and at no cost.

Farm workers must be provided a safe workplace.

U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
If you would like more information call toll-free: 1-866-4US-WAGE
(1-866-487-9243) or visit our web site at

Last Review and Update: Dec 22, 2009
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