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October 17, 2022 | 0 comments
As part of its observation of National Farm Safety and Health Week (September 19-23), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) wrote about an alarming increase in deaths and injuries related to transportation in agriculture. DOL highlighted recent...
September 23, 2022 | 0 comments
Since the launch of Contratados.org we have shared information about H-2 seasonal work visas. However, those are not the only types of visas that allow workers to enter the U.S. temporarily. Here you’ll learn specifically about TN (Trade-...
October 13, 2022 | 0 comments
Last week, Reuters, a news agency, revealed that a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, located in Montgomery, Alabama, utilized child labor in a factory that supplies parts for the most powerful and profitable automakers in the world....
October 13, 2022 | 0 comments
Minneapolis - A judge dismissed the challenge from a Minnesota company and confirmed the Department of Labor’s finding that the employer violated the federal program of H-2B temporary work visas. The judge’s order...
October 14, 2022 | 0 comments
On September 1, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States approved and recommended an updated COVID-19 booster for anyone 5 years and older. We're here to answer all your booster questions, and we encourage...
September 17, 2022 | 0 comments
Guest blog: Alianza Nacional de Campesinas Labor Rights Working Team LEER EN ESPAÑOL Mothers’ health care, the survival of newborns and the exercise of safe motherhood are part of the minimum conditions for the survival...
September 17, 2022 | 0 comments
We have exciting news! Thanks to years of workers’ and allied organizations’ advocacy, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) guide that will help protect immigrant and migrant workers involved...
September 17, 2022 | 0 comments
LEER EN ESPAÑOL March 11 marks two years since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared worldwide . The lessons learned are encouraging, but there is still a long way to go to get back to “normal”....
September 17, 2022 | 0 comments
LEER EN ESPAÑOL As we have already mentioned, in the United States there are workers’ compensation laws that can help you if you have a health problem at work. These laws vary by state, but the basic principles of the system are...
October 3, 2022 | 0 comments
Through an investigation, the Department of Labor in the United States recovered $285,000 in denied salaries to workers at chicken processing plants in Mississippi. These protein processing plants denied paying minimum wage to...

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