Tag: Agricultural Employers

California Agricultural and Domestic Workers Get New Overtime Rights

By Susan Prince, JD, M.S.L., Legal Editor Agricultural and domestic workers in California have won new overtime rights under state law. BLR® Legal Editor Susan Prince, JD, MSL, has all the information our readers need to know on how these new laws differ from current legislation, what to expect in the coming years, and what […]

Labor Department Changing Farm Worker Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published new rules for the H-2A Guest Worker Program that have sparked protest from agricultural employers. The new rules, to go into effect March 15, were published in the February 12 edition of the Federal Register. The final rules govern the labor certification process and enforcement mechanisms for […]