This site provides workforce professionals and career center staff a general understanding of the types of resources staff can tap into, when serving the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker (MSFW) population.
This site also supplies training and other materials to help staff who serve farmworkers, so they can become more knowledgeable about the range of resources and services available for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFWs). Leveraging all available resources helps to ensure that MSFWs are more efficiently and effectively served.
Services for Farmworkers under the Wagner-Peyser Act
The Services for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers brief provided here gives an overview of the types of employment and training services that must be provided to MSFWs through the American Job Centers (AJCs) as part of the public labor exchange's job services. It also provides a definitions of MSFW used in the Wagner-Peyser Employment Services program.
Visit the link provided to view a presentation on an effective on-the-job-training model.
Protections for the Rights of Farmworkers
Please view the information provided by U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) to learn about the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
101 Training Modules
Please take time to review the basic training modules available to you as staff resources. These trainings cover the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker (MSFW) services, the Workforce System, and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Check this site frequently, as we will update it with the following materials coming soon in the future.