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ERIC Number: ED002682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
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MAJOR AGRICULTURAL MIGRANT LABOR DEMAND AREAS.
Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
DEPICTED ARE 12 CHARTS OF MAJOR CROP PRODUCTION CENTERS IN THE UNITED STATES WHICH DEMAND THE LABOR OF MIGRATORY FARM WORKERS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. EACH CHART ILLUSTRATES THE AREAS OF AGRICULTURAL MIGRANT LABOR DEMAND FOR ONE MONTH OF THE YEAR. THE PURPOSE IS TO ACQUAINT THE PUBLIC WITH THE COMPLEXITY OF PLACING AND SCHEDULING MIGRATORY WORKERS UNDER THE ANNUAL WORKER PLAN, WHICH FURNISHES EMPLOYERS WITH EXPERIENCED LABOR FORCES WHEN NEEDED AND PROVIDES CONTINUITY OF WORK FOR LABORERS. CROPS USING LARGE NUMBERS OF FARM WORKERS INCLUDE APPLES, BERRIES, CHERRIES, CITRUS, NUTS, PEACHES, FRUITS, BEANS, CORN, PEAS, POTATOES, TOMATOES, VEGETABLES, COTTON, HAY, SMALL GRAIN, SPECIALTY CROPS, SUGAR BEETS, SUGARCANE, AND TOBACCO. AGRICULTURAL WORKERS SHOULD CONTACT LOCAL STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES BEFORE TRAVELING TO AREAS OF DEMAND UNLESS THEY HAVE SPECIFIC JOBS AWAITING THEM.
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Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ANNUAL WORKER PLAN; DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA