On March 24, 2023, Rep. Allen (R-GA), re-introduced the “Better Agricultural Resources Now Act” (BARN), which would amend the H-2A program to remove important government oversight and to slash labor protections that are needed to protect both U.S. workers and guestworkers.
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Opioides – Hoja informativa para el paciente (Español)
Esta hoja informativa, elaborada conjuntamente por FJ, Health Outreach Partners, MHP Salud y Migrant Clinicians Network, es un recurso para proveedores de atención médica y pacientes que ayuda a aumentar los conocimientos de los pacientes sobre los opioides y a prevenir su uso indebido. Después de leer esta hoja informativa, los pacientes estarán mejor preparados para hacer preguntas y discutir sus preocupaciones durante las citas médicas.
Opioids – Patient fact sheet (English)
This fact sheet–developed jointly by FJ, Health Outreach Partners, MHP Salud and Migrant Clinicians Network–is a resource for health care providers and patients to help increase patients’ knowledge about opioids and prevent opioid misuse. After reading this fact sheet, patients will be better prepared to ask questions and discuss their concerns during medical appointments.
Fact sheet: Legislation Would Provide Worker Protections from Heat Stress
The “Asunción Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act” mandates OSHA to adopt a standard to protect outdoor workers from the dangers of excessive heat exposure.
The Fairness for Farm Workers Act: It’s Time to End Discrimination against Farmworkers
Factsheet on the “Fairness for Farm Workers Act”, which would end the discriminatory denial of overtime pay and most remaining minimum wage exemptions for farmworkers under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Fact sheet: Rampant Violations of Workers’ Rights Reveal Flaws of H-2A Visa Program
Fact sheet describing frequent violations of workers’ rights and the need for reform in the H-2A visa program.
Fact Sheets on the Affordable Care Act
Series of fact sheets on the Affordable Care Act in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Developed with the Rural Women’s Health Project.
Video fact sheets in Mam and Mixteco Alto can be found on our YouTube channel.
Fact sheet: Virginia Passes Final COVID-19 Workplace Safety Standard
This fact sheet discusses Virginia’s final and permanent standard to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Farm Workforce Modernization Act Fact Sheet (Updated July 2021)
Fact sheet on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021 (FWMA), HR 1603, bipartisan immigration legislation that would provide undocumented farmworkers and their family members with a path to legal immigration status and citizenship, revise the H-2A agricultural guestworker program to address some employer and worker concerns, and impose mandatory employment verification (“E-verify”) in agriculture.
Fact Sheet: Virginia Takes a Vital Step to Protect its Workers from COVID-19
Fact sheet on the July 2020 emergency temporary standard in Virginia that imposed specific and detailed requirements on employers to protect their employees from COVID-19.