- California Pesticides
Steve Sutter, University of California, 1997
This booklet reproduces "Subchapter 3 - Pesticide Worker Safety" regulations in
final form. Sections that have been added (new) or revised are noted. Also included are
selected definitions, and a directory of the State's County Ag Commissioners.
- California Thoughens
Child Labor Law
Stephen R. Sutter and Howard R. Rosenberg, University of California, 1994
Federal and state laws regulate the employment of minors. Last year the California
legislature enacted the Omnibus Child Labor Reform Act (AB 1900), more closely aligning
the state code with federal, effective January 1995.
- Child Labor Laws For
Ray Massey, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, 1990
The child labor provisions mentioned in this NebGuide apply to the agricultural employment
of all non-family minors, migrant as well as local resident children.
John D. Copeland, National Center for Agricultural Law, 1992
A number of federal and state statutes protect employees' rights, along with common law
tort doctrines which have evolved over the years.
- Government Forms
Agricultural Personnel Management Program, University of California
Links to an introductory html page providing access to the pdf file that contains the
named form or poster.
Link to a site that provides links to updated govermental forms and information
- Liability of Farm
Stephen F. Matthews and Timothy W. Triplett, University of
Missouri-Columbia Extension, October 1993
This publication provides a general discussion of the farm employer's exposure to
liability and steps that could be taken to protect against such liability.
- Looking Fresh at the ALRA
Howard R. Rosenberg, University of California
The California Agricultural Labor Relations Act is 22 years old this Fall, and it is
drawing new looks.
- Pesticides and
the Law: A Guide to the Legal System
Michael Olexa, Michael Thornburg, David A. Gunter, et.al., Cooperative
Extension Service Purdue University, January 1996
Both the public and the press have increasingly focused on the negative impacts of
agricultural, urban industrial, and residential chemicals.
“Safe-Harbor Procedures for
Employers Who Receive a No-Match Letter” (This links to a
Howard Rosenberg, University of California at Berkeley,
Several bills that would
affect the agricultural labor market and people within it have been
introduced in Congress this year and are pending consideration.
Meanwhile, a regulation published in the Federal Register on August 15,
2007, by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch of DHS has
raised much concern, fear, and confusion in the agricultural community
and in other industries with significant shares of unauthorized
employees. ICE has presented the new rule as a
guide to employers about their options in responding to receipt of
either a "no-match" letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA)
or a notice from DHS. . .
- Seven Commonly Asked Questions
About Employment and the ADA
Timothy L. Jones, University of California, 1992
Many employers have given serious thought to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and
focused effort on it during the time between its enactment in 1990 and the effective dates
of its employment provisions.
- The New World of
Editors of this special report are Howard R. Rosenberg, Norman J. Hetland,
and Betsey H. Tabraham, 1994
Farm safety has commanded a lot of attention recently. Regulatory devices such as Senate
Bill 198, industrial safety orders, and the new EPA worker protection standard, some major
attention getters, are designed to help prevent occupational injuries and illnesses.
- TIPP Preparation for
California Ag Employers
Stephen R. Sutter, University of California, 1998
Stemming from the Governor's Farm Worker Services Coordinating Council is a labor law
enforcement program called the "Targeted Industries Partnership Program" (TIPP).
- Social Security
Administration Tightens Grip on Bad Numbers
Stephen R. Sutter, University of California, 1997
Social Security Administration (SSA) is using its computer systems to find numbers on
employer tax returns that either are invalid or are registered to individuals different
from those named on the return.