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  1. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Expiration of the Replenishment Agricultural Worker Program Rule (8 CFR Part 210a)

    Adoption: 1994-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 1994-05-10 | USA-1994-R-37221

    Removes the regulations providing for the Replenishment Agricultural Worker Program, which was authorised to provide legal resident status to foreign workers if the Secretaries of Labour and Agriculture determined that there was a shortage of agricultural workers. No such shortage was ever found to exist during the three years of the Programme, which has now expired.

  2. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Aliens in Agriculture in the United States: Prevailing Practice Determinations Rule (20 CFR Part 655)

    Adoption: 1992-09-11 | Date of entry into force: 1992-10-19 | USA-1992-R-31124

    Amends the regulations for the temporary alien agricultural labour certification program. The amendment explains the standard for determining when or where a particular employment practice is prevailing in the occupation in the area of intended employment. Such determinations are made with respect to the provision by covered employers of family housing and transportation advances, and the frequency of such employers' wage payments to workers, and such employers' utilization of farm labour contracts.

  3. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Rule (29 CFR Part 500)

    Adoption: 1991-06-26 | USA-1991-R-25021

    Amends the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Regulations to conform with USSC decision that exclusive remedy provisions in State workers' compensation schemes do not preclude migrant workers from suing their employer for damages under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Protection Act.

  4. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Aliens in Agriculture in the United States; Fifty-Percent Rule (20 CFR Part 655)

    Adoption: 1990-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 1990-06-01 | USA-1990-R-20486

    Continuation of an interim rule stipulating the requirement that in the Regulations for the temporary alien agricultural labour certification program requiring employers of nonimmigrant workers to employ any qualified United States worker who applies to the employer until fifty percent of the period of the work contract, under which the foreign worker who is on the job was hired, has elapsed.

  5. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Termination of Temporary Resident Status Granted to an Alien as a Special Agricultural Worker Rule (8 CFR Part 210)

    Adoption: 1990-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-04-05 | USA-1990-R-20688

    Ensures that affected aliens are notified of the grounds of termination of status and are given an opportunity to appeal any adverse decision.

  6. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Reporting and Employment Requirements for Employers of Certain Workers Employed in Seasonal Agricultural Services Rule (29 CFR Part 502)

    Adoption: 1989-08-17 | Date of entry into force: 1989-10-01 | USA-1989-R-8960

    Rule amending the Regulations to specify the Immigration and Naturalization Service Alien Registration Number series announced by the Immigration and Naturalization Service for replenishment agricultural workers. Relates to reporting requirements.

  7. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Aliens in Agriculture in the United States; Adverse Effect Wage Rate Methodology Rule (20 CFR Part 655)

    Adoption: 1989-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1989-08-04 | USA-1989-R-8174

    Sets forth a methodology for computing adverse effect wage rates for the temporary alien agricultural labour certification program. These wage rates are the minimum wage rates which must be offered and paid to U.S. and alien workers by employers seeking certification of temporary or seasonal agricultural labor or services of nonimmigrant alien workers in the United States. Issued in part under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (LS 1986- USA 1).

  8. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Rules (29 CFR Part 500)

    Adoption: 1989-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 1989-05-01 | USA-1989-R-8168

    This document provides the final text of Regulations reflecting changes concerning the utilisation of undocumented workers, clarification of registration procedures concerning submission of renewal applications, and clarification of the definition of "on a seasonal basis or other temporary basis".

  9. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Reporting and Employment for Employers of Certain Workers Employed in Seasonal Agricultural Services Rule (29 CFR Part 502)

    Adoption: 1989-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-26 | USA-1989-R-7583

    Amends the regulations so as to exclude field work on hay from the definition of seasonal agricultural services for the purposes of the reportable worker requirements under the Special Agricultural Worker programme.

  10. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Special Agricultural Workers Rule (8 CFR Part 210)

    Adoption: 1988-11-09 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-31 | USA-1988-R-7573

    Adds section 210.3(b)(4) to establish procedures to secure the timely production of employment records from employers or from labour contractors under the Special Agricultural programme.

  11. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Field Sanitation Rule (29 CFR Part 1928)

    Adoption: 1987-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 1987-05-30 | USA-1987-R-3473

    Adds a new occupational safety and health standard which requires employers of 11 or more hand-labourers in agricultural field work to provide toilets, portable drinking water and handwashing facilities in the field without cost to these employees. The introductory note to the standard contains statistics on field labourers and a table outlining field sanitation standards of the states.

  12. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Higher Education Amendments of 1986. Public Law 99-498 (S. 1965).

    Adoption: 1986-10-17 | USA-1986-L-3149

    Miscellaneous amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965, in particular regarding teacher training and development (Title V), special programmes for students whose families are engaged in migrant and seasonal farm work, child care services for disadvantaged students and work-study programmes. Title IX, "Partnerships for Economic Development and Urban Community Service", aims at encouraging the involvement of postsecondary educational institutions with units of government, labour unions, business, industry and community organisations in order to expand employment opportunities, inter alia.

  13. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of Aliens in the United States Rule (20 CFR Part 655)

    Adoption: 1986-06-27 | USA-1986-R-2467

    Issued by the Department of Labor in conjunction with the temporary employment of non-immigrant alien agricultural workers.

  14. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act of 1983 (29 U.S.C., Chapter 20). - Legislation on-line United States Code Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1983 | Date of entry into force: 1983-01-14 | USA-1983-L-31162

    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).

  15. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Housing for Agricultural Workers Rule (20 CFR Parts 620, 651 and 653 to 655)

    Adoption: 1980-02-28 | USA-1980-R-11893

  16. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Non-discrimination Rule (7 CFR Part 15)

    Adoption: 1978-08-01 | USA-1978-R-12689

    Amends section 15.51 by adding age as a prohibited classification for the purposes of direct Department of Agriculture programsection

  17. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Unemployment Compensation Amendment of 1976. Public Law 94-566 (H.R. 10210).

    Adoption: 1976-10-20 | USA-1976-L-13560

    Requires states to extend unemployment compensation coverage to certain previously uncovered workers; to increase the amount of the wages subject to the federal unemployment tax; to increase the rate of such tax; and for other purposes. Covers certain agricultural and domestic workers and amends, inter alia, the Social Security Act (LS 1935-USA2...1952-USA 1).

  18. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Exemptions Applicable to Agriculture, Processing of Agricultural Commodities, and Related Subjects Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Rule (29 CFR Part 780)

    Adoption: 1972-06-13 | USA-1972-R-16681

  19. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order Establishing the Council for Rural Affairs (No. 11493)

    Adoption: 1969-11-13 | USA-1969-R-17892

  20. United States of America - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    U.S.C. TITLE 7 - Agriculture. - United States Code CFR 7 - Agriculture Regulations implementing USC Title 7

    Adoption: 1922-09-21 | USA-1922-L-92406

    The title contains 114 Chapters and regulates the agricultural sector, including with respect to safety issues.

  21. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 18441 de jornada laboral y régimen de descansos en el sector rural. - Parlamento

    Adoption: 2008-12-24 | URY-2008-L-80954

    Regula, entre otras cuestiones, la jornada laboral, ciclo semanal, pagos de horas extraordinarias, descansos así como lo relativo a tambos y esquila.

  22. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto de 8 de junio de 2001 sobre seguro de desempleo para trabajadores rurales. - Decreto-Ley

    Adoption: 2001-06-08 | URY-2001-R-75695

    Incorpora a los trabajadores dependientes rurales que prestan servicios remunerados a terceros, al régimen que cubre la contingencia de desempleo forzoso regulado por el Decreto-ley núm. 15180, de 20 de agosto de 1981y normas complementarias.

  23. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 372/999 por el que se reglamentan las condiciones de trabajo, en materia de seguridad, higiene y salud ocupacional en el sector forestal.

    Adoption: 1999-11-26 | URY-1999-R-56043

    Se aplica a la actividad forestal, entendiéndose por tal a todas las operaciones relativas a la producción de plantas, cultivo, manejo y cosecha de bosques naturales e implantados. Aborda, entre otras cuestiones, las responsabilidades del empleador, las condiciones generales del personal, la capacitación, las instalaciones, la provisión de agua para consumo humano, alimentación y botiquín, el transporte del personal, la seguridad de máquinas, herramientas, sustancias y utensilios, el equipo de protección personal, los productos químicos, las operaciones de tala y motosierra, el desramado, la extracción de los troncos, las canchas, y las operaciones de carga.

  24. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 16039 de 8 de mayo de 1989, por la que se aprueban los Convenios núms. 141, 150, 151, 153 y 154 de la OIT.

    Adoption: 1989-05-08 | URY-1989-L-34440

  25. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 623/988 por el que se dictan normas referentes al seguro de accidentes del trabajo y enfermedades profesionales de los trabajadores rurales.

    Adoption: 1988-10-05 | URY-1988-R-7225

  26. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolución del Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social por la que se dispone la publicación de la resolución que declara insalubre la tarea del trabajador rural en establecimientos que faenen animales y no tengan carneadero en las condiciones reglamentarias.

    Adoption: 1987-01-29 | URY-1987-R-3658

    Determina que, "de acuerdo al Convenio núm. 121 de la OIT, los trabajadores rurales afectados de quiste hidático, se considerarán como padeciendo una enfermedad profesional". Asimismo, dispone que los trabajadores rurales de los establecimientos afectados deberán someterse a exámenes médicos periódicos, cada seis meses, a costa de los patronos.

  27. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 15645 por la que se reglamentan la formación, constitución y funcionamiento de las cooperativas agrarias.

    Adoption: 1984-10-17 | URY-1984-L-857

    Deroga la ley 10008 de 5 abril 1941.

  28. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Decreto 647 por el que se reglamenta la ley 14785 por la cual se dictan normas laborales para el trabajador rural.

    Adoption: 1978-11-21 | URY-1978-L-12669

  29. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto 394 por el que se establece la forma de pago de los contribuyentes que tributan en la Caja de jubilaciones y pensiones de los trabajadores rurales, domésticos y de pensiones de vejez.

    Adoption: 1978-07-05 | URY-1978-R-12665

  30. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley 14785 por la cual se dictan normas laborales para el trabajador rural.

    Adoption: 1978-05-09 | URY-1978-L-12664

  31. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley 13619 que establece normas para el cálculo del sueldo anual complementario y para el pago de la licencia anual de los trabajadores rurales.

    Adoption: 1967-10-05 | URY-1967-L-18821

  32. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 13559, por la que se extiende a los trabajadores rurales los beneficios de la ley 12572 (salario de maternidad).

    Adoption: 1966-10-26 | URY-1966-L-32462

  33. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 13426 de 2 de diciembre de 1965

    Adoption: 1965-12-02 | URY-1965-L-34432

    Se declara vigente la jornada máxima de ocho horas para los trabajadores de granjas, quintas, jardines, viñedos, criaderos de aves, etc.

  34. Uruguay - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 10809, de salario mínimo del trabajador rural

    Adoption: 1946-10-16 | URY-1946-L-32463

    Todo trabajador rural tiene derecho a una retribución mínima por su trabajo que le asegure la satisfacción normal de sus necesidades físicas, intelectuales y morales y además alimentación suficiente y vivienda higiénica, extensiva a sus familiares

  35. Uzbekistan - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 602-I of 30 April 1998 on Agricultrual Business (Consolidation, 25 December 2009). (закон от 30 апреля 1998 года N602-I О фермерском хозяйстве.) - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2009-12-25 | Date of entry into force: 1998-04-30 | UZB-2009-L-85614

    Regulates the legal and economic aspects of functioning of agricultural business. Article 23 regulates labour related issues. It provides, inter alia, that the head of the farming business (employer) and employees are subject to compulsory State social insurance.

  36. Uzbekistan - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 598 of 30 April 1998 to approve the Land Code (Text No. 82).

    Adoption: 1998-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | UZB-1998-L-51786

  37. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolución por la que se modifican los artículos 10, 14 y 19 de la resolución núm. 115 de 15 de abril de 1975, que reglamenta las actividades del Fondo Nacional de Investigacioes Agropecuarias.

    Adoption: 1985-12-10 | VEN-1985-R-2865

    Reproduce el texto integro del reglamento.

  38. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 960 mediante el cual se dispone que en los contratos individuales de trabajo con personas naturales o jurídicas del sector privado se considerará cláusula irrenunciable el derecho de los trabajadores a percibir los aumentos de sueldos y salarios a que se refiere el presente decreto, los cuales se harán conforme a la escala y a los porcentajes que se determinan en el mismo.

    Adoption: 1985-12-06 | VEN-1985-R-3043

    Abarca en particular a los trabajadores rurales, pero excluye a los trabajadores amparados por contratos colectivos, a los del servicio doméstico, a los conserjes de edificios residenciales y a los trabajadores de las instituciones benéficas sin fines de lucro.

  39. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Decreto 746: reglamento de la ley de reforma agraria.

    Adoption: 1967-02-08 | VEN-1967-L-18823

  40. Viet Nam - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 1956/QD-TTg approving the Scheme on vocational training for rural labourers up to 2020. (Quyết định 1956/QĐ-TTg năm 2009 phê duyệt đề án "Đào tạo nghề cho lao động nông thôn đến năm 2020" do Thủ tướng Chính phủ ban hành) - Unofficial English Translation Decision in Vietnamese

    Adoption: 2009-11-27 | VNM-2009-R-84195

    Approves the Scheme on vocational training for rural workers up to 2020 which contains the following principles:
    1. Viewpoints and objectives
    2. Beneficiaries of the Scheme
    3. Policies of the Scheme
    4. Major solutions of the Scheme
    5. Activities of the Scheme
    6. Funds and financial mechanisms of the Scheme
    7. Organization of implementation

  41. Viet Nam - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Joint Circular No. 109/2000/TTLT/BNN-BTC guiding the implementation of the Prime Minister's Decision on the renewal of the organisation and managerial mechanism at state forestry farms.

    Adoption: 2000-10-20 | VNM-2000-M-58119

    Guides implementation of Prime Minister's Decision No. 187/1999/QD-TTg of 16 September 1999. Regulates objects of application of this Decision, and makes provision for reorganisation of state forestry farms, revision of the forest and forestry land areas, including allocation of land and forests to state forestry farms, responsibilities and powers of the state forestry farms in the management and use of their allocated forests, policies towards labourers, fiscal policy, and renewal of the organisation and management within the state forestry farms.

  42. Viet Nam - Agriculture workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 23/2000/TT-BLDTBXH guiding the application of a number of regimes for laborers working in farms.

    Adoption: 2000-09-28 | VNM-2000-M-57652

    Applies to labourers of at least 15 years of age having working capacity and signed labour contracts or labour agreements with farm owners. Makes provision for labour recruitment, labour contracts, wage and social insurance, working and rest time, labour safety and protection, and the organsation of implementation.

  43. Yemen - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agrarian Reform Law. No. 3.

    Adoption: 1968-03-25 | YEM-1968-L-18411

  44. Zambia - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Credits Act, Cap. 224 (No. 35 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-19 | ZMB-2010-L-107960

    An Act to establish the Warehouse Licensing Authority and provide for its functions and powers; facilitate the borrowing of money on the security of charges created on farming stock and other agricultural assets; provide for the registration of charges; provide for the certification of warehouses; provide for the issuance and negotiation of warehouse receipts and the rights conferred by warehouse receipts; provide for the rights and obligations of warehouse operators; repeal and replace the Agricultural Credits Act, 1995; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  45. Zambia - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Dairy Industry Development Act, 2010 [No. 22 of 2010]. - Acts of Parliament on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-13 | ZMB-2010-L-86264

    An Act to regulate the dairy industry so as to develop an efficient and self sustaining dairy industry that will effectively contribute towards poverty alleviation, household food security and employment creation; establish the Dairy Industry Development Board and provides for its functions and powers; enhance milk production in order to fully utilise the capacity of processing facilities, so as to achieve growth in the processing of safe and wholesome high value milk products; provides for the processing, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of milk; ensure collaboration and participation of all stakeholders within the dairy industry and provide wider service to farmers in the dairy industry; promote self regulation of the dairy industry through the development and use of codes of practice; repeal the Dairies and Dairy Produce Act,1931; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  46. Zambia - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Cotton Act, Cap. 227 (Act No. 21 of 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-07-13 | ZMB-2007-L-107967

    An Act to establish the Cotton Board and define its functions and powers; to regulate the cotton industry as it relates to the production and ginning of seed cotton; to control the production and marketing of cotton; to repeal and replace the Cotton Act, 1914; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

  47. Zambia - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Lands Act, Cap. 187 (No. 57 of 1960). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1960-12-23 | ZMB-1960-L-107961

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the Agricultural Lands Board; to prescribe the composition and membership thereof; to prescribe its powers and functions; to provide for tenant farming schemes; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

  48. Zimbabwe - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (Terminal Benefits and Entitlements of Agriculture Employees affected by Compulsory Acquisition) (Amendment) Regulations, 2006 (No. 1 of 2006). Statutory Instrument No. 233 of 2006. - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | ZWE-2006-R-75454

    Amends section 3 (compensation to workers).

  49. Zimbabwe - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Terminal Benefits and Entitlements of Agricultural Employees Affected by Compulsory Acquisition) (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 101 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-04-19 | ZWE-2002-R-62118

    Provides for establishment of Agricultural Employees' Compensation Committee. A function of Committee shall be to determine what terminal benefits and entitlements, if any, are due to any employee of an employer in respect of whom Committee received notification of payment of compensation for land compulsorily acquired.

  50. Zimbabwe - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Terminal Benefits and Entitlements of Agricultural Employees Affected by Compulsory Acquisition) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 6 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-01-11 | ZWE-2002-R-62119

    Determines amount to be paid by employer to employee in the event that it became necessary for the employer to terminate the employment of employee because farm or part of farm belonging to the employer has been compulsorily acquired for resettlement or other purposes in terms of the Land Acquisition Act. Also determines when employment is deemed to have been terminated because of compulsory acquisition. Establishes Agricultural Employees' Compensation Committee. Determines when terminal benefits and entitlements due may be deducted from compensation payable to employer.

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