Workforce Regulations

Agricultural employment is governed by a variety of regulations from federal and state authorities.

New York FLFLPA Labor Law Changes

New York State enacted the Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act (FLFLPA) in 2019 and 2020. This page is intended to point you toward helpful resources to understand the new legal requirements and make changes in your business and human resource management practices to comply with the new requirements.

Work Authorization and the I-9 Process

All U.S. employers must verify and document that all new employees hired after 1986 must be authorized to work in the United States.

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual harassment has no place on the farm. These tools and resources help managers prevent and deal with sexual harassment.


A set of resources to help New York farms plan a business strategy and comply with the overtime rules in the Farm Labor Act of 2019.


Cultivating Compliance: An Agricultural Guide to Federal Labor Law


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