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The New York Times Article on Health Care for Farmworkers Ignored the Farm Labor Contracting Scam
Posted on 27 Aug 2013 by Farmworker Justice

The New York Times article about health care reform in agriculture, “Tacking Health Care Costs Onto California Farm Produce ” (Aug. 21) emphasized the views of the labor intermediaries, known as farm labor contractors, “who provide farmers... Read More

Unconstitutionality of New Mexico’s Farm and Ranch Laborer Exclusion: Griego v. WCA
Posted on 30 Aug 2013 by Maria Sanchez

Griego et al. v. WCA et al. ; CV 2009-10130 (New Mexico’s Second Judicial District Court) In New Mexico, a state district court judge recently ruled that it is unconstitutional to exclude farm and ranch laborers from the New Mexico Workers’... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured HVAC Worker Established “Odd Lot” Status
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Odd Lot, Causation, Farm Laborer, Immunity From Exclusive Remedy . Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More

Larson’s on the Farm Labor Exemption in Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 30 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sixteen states generally exclude farm or agricultural labor.[fn1] The particular conditions limiting agricultural coverage vary widely, sometimes excluding employees with less than a certain amount of earnings, sometimes exempting casual or seasonal labor... Read More