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July 2020, Volume 26, Number 3

The US Department of Labor?s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is the major federal agency that protects the rights of US farm workers and H-2A guest workers. WHD enforces two agriculture-specific labor laws, the Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act (MSP

WHD?s Back Wages and CMP Assessments for MSPA were $30 million, and for H-2A Violations $51 million, between FY00 and FY19.