Federal Free Printable Workers Rights Law Posters Federal Employee Rights Under The H-2A Program Poster

The Employee Rights Under The H-2A Program is a workers rights law poster by the Federal Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers of h-2a visa employees in agriculture .

This poster has information for employees in regards to federal protections available and employee rights of H-2A visa workers in the field of agriculture.


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WH1491 April 2012U.S. Department of Labor          Wage and Hour DivisionFor additional information:
1-866-4-USWAGE
(1-866-487-9243)     TTY: 1-877-889-5627
WWW.DOL.GOV/WHD	
UNDER THE H-2A PROGRAM	
EMPLOYEE RIGHTS	
• To		receive		accurate,		WRITTEN INFORMATION		about		the		wages,		hours,		working	
conditions,		and		benefits		of		the		employment		being		of	
 fered
• To	
	r	

eceive	
	this		information		prior		to		getting		a	visa		and		no		later		than		on		the		first		day		of		work
•	

To	
	r	
 eceive	
	this		information		in		a	language		understood		by		the		worker
•	

To	
	be		P	
 AID	
	at		least		twice		per		month		at		the		rate		stated		in		the		work		contract
•	

To	
	be		informed,		in		writing,		of		all		DEDUCTIONS		(not		otherwise		r	
 equired	
	by		law)		that		will		be	
made		fr	

om	
	the		worker’	
 s	
	paycheck
•	

To	
	r	
 eceive	
	an		itemized,		written		ST	
 ATEMENT OF EARNINGS	
	(pay		stub)		for		each		pay		period
•	

To	
	be		guaranteed		employment		for		at		least		THREE-FOUR	
 THS	
	(75%)		of		the		total		hours	
promised		in		the		work		contract
•	

To	
	be		pr	
 ovided	
	or	
 ,	
	upon		completion		of		50		per	
 cent	
	of		the		work		contract		period,		r	
 eimbursed	
for		r	

easonable	
	costs		incurr	
 ed	
	to		the		place		of		employment		for		transportation		and	
subsistence		(lodging		incurr	

ed	
	on		the		employer’	
 s	
	behalf		and		meals)
•	

Upon	
	completion		of		the		work		contract,		to		be		pr	
 ovided	
	or		paid		for		r	
 eturn	
	transportation	
and		subsistence
•	

For	
	workers		living		in		employer	
 -provided	
	housing,		to		be		pr	
 ovided	
	TRANSPOR	
 TATION,	
	at	
no		cost		to		the		worker	

,	
	between		the		housing		and		the		worksite
•	

All	
	employer	
 -provided	
	transportation		must		meet		applicable		safety		standar	
 ds,	
	be		pr	
 operly	
insured,		and		be		operated		by		licensed		drivers
•	

For	
	any		worker		who		is		not		r	
 easonably	
	able		to		r	
 eturn	
	to		his/her		r	
 esidence	
	within		the		same	
day,		to		be		pr	

ovided	
	HOUSING A	
 T NO COST
• Employer-provided	
	housing		must		meet		applicable		safety		standar	

ds
• Workers	
	who		live		in		employer	

-provided	
	housing		must		be		of	
 fered	
	thr	
 ee	
	meals		per		day		at	
no		mor	

e	
	than		a	DOL-specified		cost,		or		pr	
 ovided	
	fr	
 ee	
	and		convenient		cooking		and		kitchen	
facilities
• T	

o	
	be		pr	
 ovided	
	state		WORKERS’ COMPENSA	
 TION insurance	
	or		its		equivalent
•	

To	
	be		pr	
 ovided,	
	at		no		cost,		all		TOOLS	
 ,	
		
 SUPPLIES	
,	and			
 E	
q	UIPMENT	 r	

equired	
	to		perform	
the		assigned		duties
• TO BE FREE FROM DISCRIMINA	

TION	
	or			
 DISCHARGE		
for		filing		a	complaint,		testifying,		or	
exercising		your		rights		in		any		way		or		helping		others		to		do		so
•	

Employers	
	MUST		comply		with		all		other		applicable		laws		(including		the		pr	
 ohibition	
	against	
holding		workers’		passports		or		other		immigration		documents)
•	

Employers	
	and		their		agents,		including		for	
 eign	
	r	
 ecruiters,	
	or		anyone		working		on		behalf	
of		the		employer	

,	
		MUST		NOT		r	
 eceive	
	payment		fr	
 om	
	any		worker		for		any		costs		r	
 elated	
	to	
obtaining		the		H-2A		certification		(such		as		application		and		r	

ecruitment	
	fees)
•	

Employers	
	MUST		display		this		poster		wher	
 e	
	employees		can		r	
 eadily	
	see		it
•	

Employers	
	MUST		NOT		lay		of	
 f	
	or		displace		similarly		employed		U.S.		workers		within		60		days	
of		the		date		of		need		for		H-2A		workers
•	

Employers	
	MUST		hir	
 e	
	any		eligible		U.S.		worker		who		applies		during		the		first		50		per	
 cent	
	of	
the		appr	

oved	
	work		contract		period
DISCLOSURE
W	

AGES
TRANSPORTATION
HOUSING 
ADDITIONAL 
PROVISIONS	
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION	
The		Immigration		and		Nationality		Act		(INA)		allows		for		the		employment		of		temporary,		non-immigrant		workers		in			
agriculture		(H-2A		WORKERS)		only		if	the		employment		of		U.S.		workers		would		not		be		adversely		impacted.			
 		
To		ensure			
that		U.S.		workers		are		not		adversely		impacted,		H-2A WORKERS and	

 OTHER WORKERS employed on an H-2A work 
contract or by an H-2A employer in the same agricultural work as the H-2\
A workers	
	have		the		following		rights:
W	

orkers	
	who		believe		their		rights		under		the		pr	
 ogram	
	have		been		violated		may		file		confidential		complaints.

Other Federal Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional eighteen optional and mandatory Federal labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

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Mandatory Job Safety & Health Protection Poster (English) Job Safety Law
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Mandatory Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act Workers Rights Law
Mandatory Your Rights Under USERRA (Spanish) Workers Rights Law

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