NORTH DAKOTA - Workers’ Rights

Definition of agricultural worker under state law:

• Under the state Minimum Wage and Work Conditions Orders, “‘[a]gricultural employment’ means employment on a farm, for a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with such farming operations, including preparation for market, delivery to storage or to carriers for transportation to market.” (N.D. ADMIN. CODE 46-02-07-01)

Wages and Overtime

Minimum Wage


State Enforcement Agency

North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights

Relevant Forms:

Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

State Enforcement Agency:
North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance

Relevant Forms:

Field Sanitation

Federal Enforcement Agency:
US DOL, North Dakota OSHA Office


Pesticide Safety

State Enforcement Agency:
North Dakota Department of Agriculture, Pesticide and Fertilizer Division


Right to Join Unions and Collective Bargaining in Agriculture

State Legal Services Organizations

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services – Agricultural Worker Project (covers ND as well)