U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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CHAPTER 20—MIGRANT AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTION

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1801.     Congressional statement of purpose.

1802.     Definitions.

1803.     Applicability of chapter.

SUBCHAPTER I—FARM LABOR CONTRACTORS

1811.     Certificate of registration required.

(a)     Persons engaged in any farm labor contracting activity.

(b)     Hire, employ, or use of any individual to perform farm labor contracting activities by farm labor contractor; liability of farm labor contractor for violations.

(c)     Possession and exhibition of certificate.

(d)     Refusal or failure to produce certificate.

1812.     Issuance of certificate of registration.

1813.     Registration determinations.

(a)     Grounds for refusal to issue or renew, suspension, or revocation of certificate.

(b)     Administrative review procedures applicable.

(c)     Judicial review procedures applicable.

1814.     Transfer or assignment; expiration; renewal.

(a)     Transfer or assignment prohibited.

(b)     Expiration; renewals.

1815.     Notice of address change; amendment of certificate of registration.

1816.     Repealed.

SUBCHAPTER II—MIGRANT AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTIONS

1821.     Information and recordkeeping requirements.

(a)     Written disclosure requirements imposed upon recruiters.

(b)     Posting requirements imposed upon employers.

(c)     Posting or notice requirements imposed upon housing providers.

(d)     Recordkeeping and information requirements imposed upon employers.

(e)     Furnishing of records by farm labor contractor; maintenance of records by recipient.

(f)     Prohibition on knowingly providing false or misleading information to workers.

(g)     Form and language requirements.

1822.     Wages, supplies, and other working arrangements.

(a)     Payment of wages.

(b)     Purchase of goods or services by worker.

(c)     Violation of terms of working arrangement.

1823.     Safety and health of housing.

(a)     Compliance with substantive Federal and State safety and health standards.

(b)     Certification that applicable safety and health standards met; posting of certificate of occupancy; retention of certificate and availability for inspection and review; occupancy prior to inspection.

(c)     Applicability to providers of housing on a commercial basis to the general public.

SUBCHAPTER III—SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTIONS

1831.     Information and recordkeeping requirements.

(a)     Written disclosure requirements imposed upon recruiters.

(b)     Posting requirements imposed upon employers.

(c)     Recordkeeping and information requirements imposed upon employers.

(d)     Furnishing of records by farm labor contractor; maintenance of records by recipient.

(e)     Prohibition on knowingly providing false or misleading information to workers.

(f)     Form and language requirements.

1832.     Wages, supplies, and other working arrangements.

(a)     Payment of wages.

(b)     Purchase of goods or services by worker.

(c)     Violation of terms of working arrangement.

SUBCHAPTER IV—FURTHER PROTECTIONS FOR MIGRANT AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKERS

1841.     Motor vehicle safety.

(a)     Mode of transportation subject to coverage.

(b)     Applicability of standards, licensing, and insurance requirements; promulgation of regulations for standards; criteria, etc., for regulations; amount of insurance required.

(c)     Adjustments of insurance requirements in the event of workers’ compensation coverage.

(d)     Time for promulgation of regulations for standards implementing requirements; revision of standards.

1842.     Confirmation of registration.

1843.     Information on employment conditions.

1844.     Compliance with written agreements.

(a)     Applicability to contracting activity or worker protection.

(b)     Statutory liability.

SUBCHAPTER V—GENERAL PROVISIONS

Part A—Enforcement Provisions

1851.     Criminal sanctions.

(a)     Violations of chapter or regulations.

(b)     Violations of section 1324a(a) of title 8.

1852.     Judicial enforcement.

(a)     Injunctive relief.

(b)     Control of civil litigation.

1853.     Administrative sanctions.

(a)     Civil money penalties for violations; criteria for assessment.

(b)     Administrative review.

(c)     Judicial review.

(d)     Failure to pay assessment; maintenance of action.

(e)     Payment of penalties into Treasury of United States.

1854.     Private right of action.

(a)     Maintenance of civil action in district court by aggrieved person.

(b)     Appointment of attorney and commencement of action.

(c)     Award of damages or other equitable relief; amount; criteria; appeal.

(d)     Workers’ compensation benefits; exclusive remedy.

(e)     Expansion of statutory damages.

(f)     Tolling of statute of limitations.

1855.     Discrimination prohibited.

(a)     Prohibited activities.

(b)     Proceedings for redress of violations.

1856.     Waiver of rights.

Part B—Administrative Provisions

1861.     Rules and regulations.

1862.     Authority to obtain information.

(a)     Investigation and inspection authority concerning places, records, etc.

(b)     Attendance and testimony of witnesses, and production of evidence; subpena authority.

(c)     Prohibited activities.

1863.     Agreements with Federal and State agencies.

(a)     Scope of agreements.

(b)     Delegation of authority pursuant to written State plan.

Part C—Miscellaneous Provisions

1871.     State laws and regulations.

1872.     Transition provision.

Chapter Referred to in Other Sections

     This chapter is referred to in section 774 of this title; title 22 section 7109; title 26 section 3306.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "Chapter 20— Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection," U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor in U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TUDYCFI1NVLPYF.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "Chapter 20— Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection." U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor, in U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 14 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TUDYCFI1NVLPYF.

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