Employment Issues for Migrants
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Fact Sheet #35: Joint Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)
This Fact Sheet from the United States Department of Labor provides general information concerning the meaning and applicability of joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act and under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. (January 2020)
This fact sheet from the United States Department of Labor outlines the rights protected by the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. (July 2008)
The Fair Labor Standards Act Advisor, from the United States Department of Labor, provides employers and employees with the information they need to understand Federal minimum wage, overtime, child labor and recordkeeping requirements. The child labor section answers questions from youth, parents, teachers and employers about Federal child labor rules. This Advisor was developed by the Wage and Hour Division.
Poster from the United States Department of Labor outlining current minimum wage requirements.
Booklet from Social Security which provides farm workers with information about how Social Security can help you and your family, the importance of your Social Security number, how your boss reports your earnings, and how to make sure your earnings are reported correctly. (June 2021)
The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) is a nationally-directed, locally-administered program of services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers. NFJP, with support from the United States Department of Labor, assists migrant and other seasonally-employed farmworkers and their families achieve economic self-sufficiency through job training and other services that address their employment related needs.
Effective on January 6, 2018, a new Public Access Policy is in effect in Pennsylvania Courts. This policy imposes requirements on anyone filing court documents in the trial and appellate courts to safeguard information in the documents they file. The Pennsylvania Courts have released this series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and the required steps you must take to protect that information when filing documents in the courts.
Section of the Social Security Administration website providing information about Social Security for recent immigrants and other non-citizens entering the United States.
This video from the Department of Homeland Security's Blue Campaign helps answer the question "What is Human Trafficking? "