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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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Maine and New England Farmworkers: COVID-19 and Protection from Retaliation

The law requires employers to provide a safe and healthy working environment. It is against the law for employers to retaliate against you for raising concerns about safety and health conditions. This includes concerns about COVID-19.
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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.
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COVID-19: Maine and New England Farmworkers

Information for Farmworkers about how to protect themselves from COVID-19 - in English, Haitian Creole, and Spanish!

H-2A: Health Care

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

Farmworker News

Summer 2016 edition Welcome En Español

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: