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Your H-2A Contract

Information about H-2A Contracts from the 2016 edition of H-2A Contract News.

Información Para Los Trabajadores Agrícolas

Esta información fue elaborada por los Programas de Servicios Legales de New England y Nueva York para trabajadores agrícolas.

Heat Illness

Information for Agricultural Workers from PTLA's Farmworker Unit: The sun and heat can be dangerous. Protect your health. Drink water before you feel thirsty.
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Employee Social Media Privacy Rights

A new Maine law addresses workers’ social media privacy. The purpose of the new law is to protect both job applicants and employees in Maine. "Social media" includes everything from personal email accounts to facebook, instagram, twitter, tumblr, and pinterest.
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Repaying Federal Student Loans

The world of student loans is becoming more complicated. So here is a brief overview of the basic lingo of student loans and repayment options.
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Competitive Skills Scholarship Program (CSSP)

Free training for high-wage in-demand Maine jobs.

Asurans Medikal

Gen yon nouvo lwa ki gen rapò ak asurans medikal nan peyi-a.  Avèk lwa sa-a, anpil moun ke nan USA legalman (sa ta kapab travayè ki gen viza H-2A) pral oblije achte asurans medikal. Asurans medikal se yon bon bagay.  Rezon pou lwa sa-a se pou ede moun jwenn asurans ke yo gen mwayen achte.
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How to prepare for an Unemployment Compensation Hearing or Appeal

Learn how to prepare for hearings and appeals if you have been denied unemployment. What are the rules and what evidence is important to present to a hearing officer? 
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Do You Get Paid By Payroll Card? Know your rights under Maine and federal law

Many Maine employers are using payroll cards instead of paper checks or direct deposit to pay wages.  This is a growing trend around the country. Payroll cards may be good for some employees, but there are risks and hidden costs involved.  Here’s what you need to know.

Seguro Medico

Hay una nueva ley en los Estados Unidos sobre seguro medico. Bajo esta ley muchas personas que viven legalmente en los Estados Unidos (incluyendo algunos trabajadores H-2A) se le va a requerir que compren seguro medico. Aquí se encuentra más información.

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