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  • New Child Labor Laws Proposed
    New Child Labor Laws Proposed

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is one of the oldest federal employment laws. The FLSA sets forth certain requirements that impact nearly every employee who works for a wage in the United States. ...

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  • States Seek To Extend Overtime Laws To Protect Farm Workers
    States Seek To Extend Overtime Laws To Protect Farm Workers

    The California legislature has passed a bill that seeks to extend overtime pay protections – such as those contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – to state farm workers. If passed, these ...

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  • Several Federal Laws Protect Seasonal Farm Workers
    Several Federal Laws Protect Seasonal Farm Workers

    The Department of Labor has recently issued a reminder to seasonal agricultural workers that several different federal laws protect the workers – both in terms of wages and hours worked and work-place ...

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  • Widespread FLSA Violations By Michigan Blueberry Growers
    Widespread FLSA Violations By Michigan Blueberry Growers

    The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered several Michigan blueberry farmers and contractors to pay $106,000 in penalties and back wages after an investigation revealed migrant housing and child labor ...

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  • Agricultural Workers Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
    Agricultural Workers Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

    Most seasonal agricultural workers in Georgia and the rest of the country are covered under two separate labor laws-the Fair Labor Standards Act , and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker ...

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