Take advantage of all of Idaho Labor's services, and make sure your employer is providing you with the pay and benefits you are entitled to by law.
All Idaho Department of Labor offices statewide offer employment services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers, including:
Under state law, all persons performing farm labor contractor activities on behalf of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Idaho must:
List of farm labor contractors licensed in Idaho.
The law guarantees farmworkers the state minimum wage of $7.25 an hour on all farms except for the following employees:
The law does not require farmworkers to be paid overtime.
The law does not require farmworkers to be paid only on an hourly basis. They can work and be paid on a piece rate basis. However, when working on a piece rate basis, employers must keep records to document that the amount earned by piece rate is not less than the state and federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.
Ten local offices located in communities with high agricultural activity conduct outreach to farmworkers.
Neils Tidwell/Paula Macias
4514 Thomas Jefferson St.
Caldwell, ID 83605
(208) 364-7781 ext. 3091 or 3450
127 W. 5th Street N.
Burley, ID 83318-3457
(208) 678-5518 ext. 3109
430 N. 5th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83205-4087
(208) 236-6710 ext. 3811
(208) 332-3570 ext 3135
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider
Brad Little, Governor
Jani Revier, Director