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  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Homeland Security
  • 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) Content Detail

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
  • 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) Content Detail

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Minimum Wage Poster

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

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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) Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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) Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania 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. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

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

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Homeland Security