Farmworker Protection Rule

Lawsuit Challenges Farmworker Protection Rule

Daniel CooperLabor, Legal, Regulation

A coalition of states, including Florida and Georgia, recently joined a lawsuit filed by the Southeastern Legal Foundation (SLF) challenging the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Farmworker Protection Rule. DOL announced the final rule in late April, saying it would strengthen protections for farmworkers in the H-2A program. The Farmworker Protection Rule will become effective June 28, 2024. SLF is …