Services for Agricultural Workers

Looking for a Job Working on a Farm?

The NYS Department of Labor’s web site is a good place to search for jobs in all industries.  Go to

The job postings generally include the following information.

  • County where the work will be performed
  • Job title
  • Job description
  • Minimum experience and education requirement
  • Wage
  • Benefits
  • How to apply*

If you are interested in learning more about H-2A job orders, you can find them here:

Farm Laborers Wage Board

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon announced that she will reconvene a wage board to hold virtual public hearings to hear testimony to consider the existing overtime work threshold for farm laborers and the extent to which the overtime work threshold may be lowered in New York State. 

For details, see the Farm Laborers Wage Board Hearings web page.

Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act

For information and resources to help workers understand New York's new Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, view our Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act web page and our Farm worker Rights and Employer Responsibilities fact sheet.

The Farm Worker Rights and Employer Responsibilities fact sheet is also available in the following languages:

বাঙালি (Bengali)Burmese,  中文 (Chinese - Simplified),  Kreyòl ayisyen (Haitian Creole),  한국어 (Korean),  język polski (Polish)

Русский (Russian),  Español (Spanish)

Forms and Publications

We have produced a booklet entitled "Services and Protections for Farm Workers." It is available below in English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole.

We have also assembled packets of labor information for seasonal agricultural workers and year-round agricultural workers. They are also available below.

Resources for Workers and Job Seekers