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Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)

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Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)

Information on the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) from the United States Department of Labor. The MSPA protects migrant and seasonal agricultural workers by establishing employment standards related to wages, housing, transportation, disclosures and recordkeeping.

Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act - Notice (English & Spanish)

Informational poster from the United States Department of Labor, in both English and Spanish. [PDF] (July 2018)

The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Text of The Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, as amended, from the United States Department of Labor.

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)

Fact Sheet #50: Transportation under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Fact Sheet from the United States Department of Labor outlining transportation rules under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (June 2016)

Fact Sheet #77C: Prohibiting Retaliation Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)

This fact sheet provides general information concerning Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) prohibition of discrimination against a migrant or seasonal agricultural worker who has filed a complaint or participated in any proceeding under or related to MSPA.

Wage Statement (MSPA)

Properly filled out, this optional form will satisfy the requirements of sections 201 (d), (e), and (g) and sections 301 (c), (d), and (f) of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). This forms also satisfies statutory requirements under section 11 (c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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