Direct legal services provided to farmworkers, mushroom workers and food processing workers in PA; to migrant farmworkers who have been employed in PA having claims arising out of employment in PA and to organizations whose members are client eligible workers and their families.
Community education provided on legal rights of farmworkers, mushroom workers and food processing workers, including outreach to farm labor camps, community groups and students.
Substantive FOF priorities for employment related claims of eligible workers and claims related to a client’s status as a farmworker, including: minimum wage/wage payment problems; unsafe/ unhealthy work conditions; substandard housing for workers; employment/housing discrimination based on race/sex/nationality/disability/familial status; retaliation for
exercising legal rights; establishment of eligibility rights to public benefits; and limited representation related to immigrant status.
Advocacy for litigants with Limited English Proficiency to promote equal access to the justice system and government funded programs and benefits.