Fact Sheet on the BARN Act of 2017

Fact Sheet on the BARN Act of 2017

Summary of the "Better Agricultural Resources Now Act of 2017" (BARN Act), H.R. 641, introduced by Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA). This bill would amend the H-2A program to remove important government oversight and to slash labor protections that are needed to protect U.S. workers and guestworkers.

 

Weeding out Abuses: Recommendations for a law-abiding farm labor system

Weeding out Abuses Recommendations for a law-abiding farm labor system

Written by Farmworker Justice and Oxfam America, this report chronicles a broken farm labor system that encourages lawlessness and exploitation of workers and outlines specific recommendations that the government can take to increase enforcement and improve the lives of farmworkers around the country.