Employment Issues for Migrants

Legal Information > Information from Government Agencies

Other Migrant Problems

Vineyard worker

This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Employment Issues for Migrants in Pennsylvania.

Click on a resource category listed below to see information related to that category.
16 Resource(s) Found

Know Your Rights at Work

This booklet from the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General outlines the rights a worker has in the workplace and how to get help if you are experiencing an unlawful work-related issue.

Blue Campaign

Information on Blue Campaign, a national public awareness campaign, designed to educate the public, law enforcement and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases.

Do You Need a Court Interpreter? (Video)

This video from the PA Courts explains how to request a court interpreter; what to expect; how to communicate with court staff outside the courtroom; and who is qualified to be a court interpreter.

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)

Fact Sheet #49: The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

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)

Fair Labor Standards Act Advisor

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.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Minimum Wage Poster

Poster from the United States Department of Labor outlining current minimum wage requirements.

Foreign Workers and Social Security Numbers

Information from the Social Security Administration for foreign workers about why you need a Social Security number and how to get one. [PDF] (July 2017)

If You Are A Farm Worker

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)

Know Your Rights at Work

This booklet from the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General outlines the rights a worker has in the workplace and how to get help if you are experiencing an unlawful work-related issue.

National Farmworker Jobs Program

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.

PA Courts Public Access Policy - Filing Requirements in the Courts (Video)

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.

Social Security & Entering the United States of America

Section of the Social Security Administration website providing information about Social Security for recent immigrants and other non-citizens entering the United States.

Tools That Teach: What is Human Trafficking? (Video)

This video from the Department of Homeland Security's Blue Campaign helps answer the question "What is Human Trafficking? "

Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

Website of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor.

What Is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. This provides additional information about human trafficking, how to deal with it, and how to report if you are a victim of trafficking.

Back to top