Year of Transition, Seasonal Farm Labor, 1965: A Report from the Secretary of Labor

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Página 6 - Reasonable efforts' will include full use of (i) day-haul operations in accordance with the general practices of other employers in the area, or, in the absence of local day-haul operations, day-haul operations in accordance with the general practices within the State; (ii) other appropriate recruitment efforts; and (iii) the interstate clearance process for recruitment in areas with a reasonable distance, including use of the annual worker plan, where practical. (In order to recruit workers from...
Página 6 - ... (2) Employment of such labor will not adversely affect the wages or working conditions of domestic workers similarly employed. (b) On and after January 1, 1965, the State agency will not process a request for workers more than 60 days nor less than 30 days prior to the date of need; and such request shall be reviewed by the State agency not more than 15 days prior to the date of need and the State agency will advise the appropriate Bureau of Employment Security regional office whether the conditions...
Página 7 - A" for the State in which the work is being performed, except that where the prevailing rate for the crop activity in the area is higher, the higher rate shall be paid. Piece rates shall be designed to produce hourly earnings at least equivalent to the prescribed hourly rates and in no event shall the worker be paid less than the prescribed hourly rate.
Página 7 - (A) Employment offered to domestic workers must provide for wage payment rates which are no less than the applicable amount listed on schedule A for the State in which the work is being performed, except that where the prevailing rate for the crop activity in the area is higher, the higher rate shall be paid. Piece rates shall be designed to produce hourly earnings at least equivalent to the prescribed hourly rates and in no event shall the worker be paid less than the prescribed hourly rate.
Página 7 - State agency still prevail, or whether the request should be cancelled or revised. (c) No certification shall be made for the admission of foreign workers under Section 214 of the Immigration and Nationality Act for agricultural employment in the United States unless the following criteria have been followed and adhered to: (1) Effective January 1, 1965, and through March 31, 1965: (1) Employment offered to domestic workers must provide for wage payment rates which are no less than the applicable...
Página 6 - Before such certification will be made by the appropriate Regional Office of the Bureau of Employment Security, it must be shown that: (1) Reasonable efforts have been made and will continue to be made to obtain domestic workers for the period for which these workers are requested. "Reasonable efforts...
Página 6 - State; (ii) other appropriate recruitment efforts ; and (iii) the interstate clearance process for recruitment in areas with a reasonable distance, including use of the Annual Worker Plan, where practical. (In order to recruit workers from out of the State, a minimum period of 15 days prior to the date of need will be required by the labor-supply State agency for positive recruitment. In addition, the offer for local workers must be at the same rate which is specified on the date of need in the clearance...
Página 3 - These Regulations do not require the payment of the specified rates to any workers. They simply provide that before a grower will be permitted to bring in foreign labor he must offer these rates to domestic workers.
Página 2 - ... protested bitterly. There has been increasing complaint against the importation of these hundreds of thousands of foreign workers — being paid wage rates as low as 60 cents an hour -- while about four million US men and women are unemployed. There has also been accumulating evidence that US workers will be available to do this work if decent working conditions are provided and if it is paid for on terms in line with those for other work that is equally hard and unpleasant.
Página 7 - Virginia) except that where the prevailing rate for the crop activity in the area is higher, the higher rate shall be paid. Piece rates shall be designed to produce hourly earnings at least equivalent to the prescribed hourly rates and in no event shall the worker be paid less than the prescribed hourly rate. (B) Except as otherwise specifically provided...

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