Farmworkers, Work, & School
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Farmworkers and Human Trafficking – Know the signs, know your rights!

Are you or do you know someone who is trapped or unable to leave a work situation? You may be victim of human labor trafficking. There are laws to protect workers in these situations. Know the signs, know your rights!
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Farmworker Rights - General Protections

Read this page to learn about laws that protect farmworkers, information about where to get legal help, and information about workers’ compensation, minimum wage, and federal farmworker protections.
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Farmworker Rights - Minimum Wage

What is the minimum wage for farmworkers? The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. You must be paid at least $7.25 per hour. Even if you are paid on a piece rate basis, your hourly wages each week must average at least $7.25 per hour or your state’s minimum wage for agricultural workers.
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Farmworker Rights - Domestic Violence

Safety first. If you are in danger, call 911 for the Police. Physical abuse by your spouse or partner is illegal. Your safety is most important.
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Healthcare for Farmworkers in Maine During COVID-19

Are you a farmworker in Maine in need of medical care or a medical consultation? Maine Mobile Health can deliver care for regular medical issues, as well as advise you on COVID-19-related illness.

H-2A: Health Care

Introduction to affordable health care options for H2A workers, including insurance and emergency Medicaid.

Farmworker News

Welcome to our Farmworker News homepage - this is where we post our latest newsletters. Visit our Farmworker Unit to learn more about our work and for more resources!
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Your H-2A Contract

Information about H-2A Contracts from the 2016 edition of H-2A Contract News.

Heat Illness

Information for Agricultural Workers from PTLA's Farmworker Unit: The sun and heat can be dangerous. Protect your health. Drink water before you feel thirsty.

Representative H 2-A Contract Legal Services Cases

Legal Services Help We have worked with farm workers on many problems over the years.  Here is a list of the most common ways we have helped: