IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Farmworkers

Market Demand Corp (MDC722)

Le Grand, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12096171040
Email address to Apply:
HERNANDEZJIM@YMAIL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
60
Job Duties:
Harvesting of tree crops; crop/field maintenance; planting; weeding with long stick hoe. Harvesting and Packing of vegetables by hand placing them into a tub and placing on aconveyer belt or directly into bins, dumping directly onto packing tables, lifting bucket to shoulder height for dumping into semi tubs, sorting and packing by hand on table and placing them into buckets, stacking on pallets, and strapping boxes. Harvest vegetable crops include but are not limited to: Zucchini, squash, Jalapeno Peppers, Bell Peppers, mini peppers, Habanero Peppers, Cabbage, Lettuce, Leafy Greens, Tomatillos, Garlic and tomatoes Packing vegetable crops include but are not limited to: Zucchini, squash, Jalapeno Peppers, Bell Peppers, mini peppers, Habanero Peppers, Cabbage, Lettuce, Leafy Greens, Tomatillos, Garlic and tomatoes. Additional duties may be offered: tractor driving, forklift driving, UHV driving, Van driving. May be offered driving of Cal-Vans to from worksite and for shuttling to from/town only as authorized by employer. Sorting and packing activities take place on site at the farm/field location. HOURS VARY: M-F 7:00am - 2:30pm. Daily schedule may vary. Employer will pay overtime to the workerswho work more than 8 hours per day and/or over 40 hours per week. Additional, non-compulsory work may be offered, including on holidays. WORKERS COMPENSATION Employer guarantees to maintain coverage throughout the entire contract period. Workers must notify immediate foreman and/or supervisor in case of injury within 30 days. OVERTIME ASSURANCE Employer will pay overtime (AEWR Rate x 1.5 which is currently $17.51/hour x 1.5 = $26.27/hour) to the workers who work more than 8 hours per day and/or over 40 hours per week or for the first 8 hours on the 7th consecutive day. Employer will pay double the pay (AEWR x 2 which is currently $17.51/hour x 2 = $35.02/hour) after the first 8 hours worked on the 7th consecutive day or after 12 hours daily. PIECE RATES & AVERAGE PRODUCTION / HOUR / PERSON Jalapeno P105 (sweet) .75 cents per 5 gallon bucket. 24 average at $18/hour Pasilla .90 cents per 15 gallon bucket. 20 piece average at $18/hour Habanero $4.00 per 5 gallon bucket. 5.5 piece average at $19.25/hour Caribe $1.25 per 5 gallon bucket. 15 pieces average at $18.75/hour Tomatillo $2.50 per 5 gallon bucket. 7.5 pieces average at $18.75/hour Aneheim .85 cents per 15 gallon bucket. 21 pieces average at $17.85/hour Jalapeno (hot) stem off .80 cents per 5 gallon bucket. 23 pieces average at $18.40/hour banana peppers .75cents per 15 gallon bucket. 24 piece average at $18.00/hour jalapeno (stem on) .70cents per 5 gallon bucket. 26 piece average at $18.20/hour bell peppers .50 per 15 gallon bucket. 45 pieces at $18.00/ hour PIECE RATES & AVERAGE PRODUCTION / HOUR / FOR CREWS OF 30: Bell peppers $13.00 per 4’(L)x4’(W)x2.25’(T) Bin. 1.75 pieces per person at average $19.25/hour Packing bell peppers harvest/packing $2.00 per 25 lb box and / or 15 lb box 9 piece average at $18/hour PAY ASSURANCES: Employer offers the highest of the AEWR, the prevailing hourly wage or piece rate, the agreed-upon collective bargaining wage or the Federal or State minimum wage. TOOLS: Any required tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no charge Employer's CA Tax ID is: 094-5113-9
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Workers are provided a two-day break-in period to acclimate to the demands of the job. Workers must be physically fit to perform job duties without succumbing to excessive exhaustion after break-in period. Workers will be provided safety training and will be expected to handle tools/equipment safely and carefully so as to avoid crop damage and to protect the worker from potential injury. Extensive pushing, pulling, walking, lifting, standing, stooping, Must tolerate extreme temperatures. Must report to work sober. May be subjected to and must pass random, post-employment, employer-paid drug test. Workers under the influence of drugs or alcohol pose a safety threat to themselves and other workers and cause liability for the employer. Employer shall comply with all federal, state and local safety requirements.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Market Demand Corp (MDC722)
Location:
Los Banos, CA 93635
Telephone Number:
+12096171040

Worksite

Address:
12355 Le Grand Rd, Le Grand, CA 95333

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22162-270911
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
AEWR or Detailed Piece Rate in Job Duties Section and Addendum D. Employer offers the highest of the AEWR, the prevailing hourly wage or piece rate, the agreed-upon collective bargaining wage or the Federal or State minimum wage pay.
Date Posted:
6/21/2022

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