Labor Cost Challenges Facing California Agriculture

Philip Martin

from ARE Update Vol. 20, No. 1, Sep/Oct, 2016

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Abstract

California will become the first state to require both a $15 an hour minimum wage and overtime pay for farm workers after eight hours of work a day or 40 hours a week in 2022.

Keywords

Farm workers, minimum wage, overtime, immigration reform, AB 1066, Phase-In Overtime for Agricultural Workers Act of 2016

Citation

Philip Martin. "Labor Cost Challenges Facing California Agriculture." ARE Update 20(1)(2016):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2016/20/1/labor-cost-challenges-facing-california-agricultur/