Know my rights

What is your current situation?
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Did you know that... both H-2A & B workers have the right to receive payment for 75% of the hours on their contract, whether or not they worked it?

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Did you know that... H-2A workers do not have a right to get paid for overtime work, or “time and a half?”

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Did you know that... your salary with an H-2B visa should be the max rate out of the federal minimum salary, state minimum salary, and your job salary?

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Did you know that... any time you spend under the instructions of your boss, whether you're waiting orders or cleaning, is time you should be paid for?

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Did you know that... when your work program ends

J-1 visa holders are given a 30-day grace period to prepare to return to their home country?

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Did you know that... under federal law, employers cannot retaliate against J-1 employees

for reporting that their workplace rights are being violated?

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Did you know that... most J-1 workers who work more than 40 hours a week

(and in some states, more than 8 hours a day), can get paid "time and a half?"

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Did you know that... you do not need to pay recruitment fees?

In fact, they're illegal!

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Did you know that... when you get to the US, you’re not required to give your boss your personal documents?

That includes your visa and passport!

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Did you know that... H-2A and H-2B visa holders are entitled

to reimbursement for the cost of their trip and their visas?