Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.


Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights

ABLE's Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights Practice Group provides free civil legal aid to agricultural workers in Ohio by responding to critical legal needs of the thousands of agricultural workers who come to Ohio each year to plant and harvest vegetable and fruit crops.

They also work in nurseries, food processing plants, dairy and poultry farms, and pork and beef slaughterhouses. The attorneys, paralegals, and other staff who work in the ABLE Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights Practice Group are committed to serving agricultural and immigrant workers throughout Ohio.

We offer a number of free legal services, information, and referrals to eligible workers and their families, including:

  • Employment problems and disputes;
  • Unpaid wages and minimum wage claims;
  • Immigration;
  • Civil rights;
  • Housing conditions;
  • Day care and education;
  • Worker health and safety concerns;
  • Healthcare;
  • Pesticides;
  • Ohio Works First (OWF);
  • Food stamps;
  • Other government benefits;
  • Taxes.


Calendario de la Cosecha de Ohio
Ohio Harvest Calendar

This Harvest Calendar is published by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) and Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), as an educational service for agricultural workers in Ohio. ABLE and LAWO are nonprofit law firms that provide free legal services to low-income persons in west and northwest Ohio and agricultural workers throughout the state.