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 January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Farmworker

Baglio Farms LLC

Independence, LA

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19855073015
Email address to Apply:
anthony@baglio-cpa.com
Web address to Apply:
www.louisianaworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Duties will include operation of farm equipment including, but not limited to, tractors with various implements, sprayers, and combines to prepare and maintain land and irrigate, fertilize, cultivate, plant, harvest, load, and transport crops; also perform repair and maintenance on farm equipment when required. Use hand tools, such as but not limited to shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Transplant, weed, thin and prune crops; apply pesticides. Participate in irrigation activities such as maintaining, repairing, and operating irrigation equipment, set up and/or maintain a ridge of earth around fields to maintain an adequate water supply, drain excess water from fields; create openings for drainage overfill; walk each field to check for standing water. Perform sanitation duties that will include removing trash or debris from work areas, farm buildings, and fields; assist in upkeep of sanitation standards required by OSHA such as change potable water quality when necessary; keep hand-washing facilities neat and orderly, clean toilet area of any personal contaminates, and proper disposal of trash or garbage from the facilities. Mow grass around fields and around farm shop locations; dig ditches or channels for drainage or seedlings. Construct trellises, repair farm buildings, or other structures as well as using hand tools to perform maintenance or repairs to fencing around fields and around farm. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and engage in various general functions. All other duties, if assigned, will be duties as per SOC/OES Occupation Code (onetonline.org)
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Once hired worker may be required to submit to a random drug test at no cost to worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. The employer may terminate a worker if a worker: refuses without justified cause to perform work for which the worker was recruited and hired; or commits a serious act of misconduct; or fails, after completing any training or break-in period, to be able to perform all of the tasks described in the job order. If the worker voluntarily abandons employment before the end of the contract period or is terminated for cause, and the employer notifies the SWA, DOL, and USCIS in the case of an H2A worker, the employer will not be responsible for providing or paying for the subsequent transportation and subsistence expenses of that worker, and the worker is not entitled to the three-fourths guarantee.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Baglio Farms LLC
Location:
Independence, LA 70433
Telephone Number:
+19855073015

Worksite

Address:
322 Robertson Road, Independence, LA 70433

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23213-228966
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Any workers employed through this job order may be compensated above the stated hourly wage.This decision to pay above the stated hourly rate will be made by the employer and may be in the form of a bonus/raise.It's the employers sole discretion.
Date Posted:
8/10/2023

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