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Name: Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act of 1983 (29 U.S.C., Chapter 20).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Migrant workers; Agriculture workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1983
Entry into force:
ISN: USA-1983-L-31162
Bibliography: U.S. Labor and Employment Laws, 1991-03, West R., BNA Books, Washington, D.C., United States of America, pp. 11/3-11/19
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line US Department of Labor, United States (consulted on 2018-02-14)
United States Code United States Code Office of the Law Revision Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S.A. (consulted on 2018-02-14)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Government Printing Office (GPO), United State of America (consulted on 2018-02-14)
Abstract/Citation: Removes the restraints on commerce caused by activities detrimental to migrant and seasonal agricultural workers. Imposes an obligation on farm labour contractors to register for the purpose of assuring protection for migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, agricultural associations, and agricultural employers.

This Act repealed and replaced the Farm Labor Contractor Registration Act (FLCRA) - P.L. 88-582 (September 7, 1964).
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