As you may have read in the press, farm labor representatives and the agricultural industry are in the final hours of negotiating a deal over a new program to bring foreign agricultural workers into the United States, as part of a comprehensive immigration bill. One of the remaining issues that must be resolved is setting the pay levels for those workers.

This is a link to a 2-question survey on farm wages for three categories of workers.

Tom Nassif

Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) staff has confirmed that Cal/OSHA will issue citations to operations that transport workers on tractor-mounted transportation units (TTUs).  TTUs are commonly used to transport irrigators from one end of a field to the other and for other on-farm transportation.

Jason Resnick

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