California - Workers’ Rights

Definition of agricultural worker under state law:

 

 

Wages and Overtime

Minimum Wage

Overtime

 

State Enforcement Agency

State Enforcement Agency:
Department of Industrial Relations, Labor Commissioner’s Office 

Website: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/howtofilewageclaim.htm
Relevant Forms: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Wage_Claim_forms.html 

Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

State Enforcement Agency:
Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation

Website: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/
Relevant Forms: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/forms.html 

Field Sanitation

State Enforcement Agency:
State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Website https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/
Complaint Filing and Relevant Forms: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/Complaint.htm 

Pesticide Safety

State Enforcement Agency:
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation oversees pesticide regulation enforcement but delegates local enforcement to County Agricultural Commissioners.

Website: https://www.cdpr.ca.gov

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment provides physician training and a registry of physicians providing medical supervision for pesticide applicators.

Right to Join Unions and Collective Bargaining in Agriculture

State Enforcement Agency: 

California Agricultural Labor Relations Board

https://www.alrb.ca.gov/

 

 

State Legal Services Organizations

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
http://www.crla.org/