AgJOBS: New Solution or New Problem?

Martin, Philip L. and Bert Mason

from ARE Update Vol. 7, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2003

View Full Article PDF: AgJOBS: New Solution or New Problem?

Abstract

Over half of the workers employed on U.S. farms are not authorized to work in the U.S. A historic compromise between employer and worker advocates announced in September 2003 would legalize some currently unauthorized workers and make it easier for farmers to obtain guest workers, but may not fundamentally change the farm labor market.

Keywords

worker, farm, AgJOBS, legalization, unauthorized, labor, employer

Citation

Martin, Philip L. and Bert Mason. "AgJOBS: New Solution or New Problem?" ARE Update 7(2)(2003):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2003/7/2/agjobs-new-solution-or-ne/