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Farmworker News

Summer 2016 edition Welcome En Español This information was produced by the legal services programs in New England and New York. We are lawyers and paralegals who help farm workers with legal problems. We offer legal advice and representation at no cost to eligible workers. more...

Wage Claim: Self-Help Guide

How to claim unpaid wages from your Maine employer. more...

Contrato H-2A: Salario

Información sobre las horas extras, descansos, pago diferencial y la garantía de los 3/4 para trabajadores con contratos H-2A. more...

Do You Get Paid By Payroll Card? Know your rights under Maine and federal law

Many Maine employers are using payroll cards instead of paper checks or direct deposit to pay wages.  This is a growing trend around the country. Payroll cards may be good for some employees, but there are risks and hidden costs involved.  Here’s what you need to know. Is it legal to pay my wages using a payroll card? Maine law allows your employer to pay you using a payroll card system, but your employer must give you a cost-free way more...

H-2A Contract: Wage Issues

En Español OVERTIMEBREAKSBUILD-UP PAY"WORK TIME"3/4 GUARANTEE OVERTIME Farmworkers and H-2A workers do not usually get overtime pay. But if you pack fruit from more...

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