In 2020 and 2021 LAWO modified its outreach efforts to ensure it provided agricultural workers information about their rights and how to protect themselves and their families in a COVID safe manner. We also provided information on COVID-19 and personal protection equipment to agricultural workers.
Agricultural Workers & Immigrant Rights
H-2A Workers Increasingly Important Source of Labor Employment
Over the last decade, employers have increasingly turned to the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers Program to fill temporary agricultural jobs in Ohio and the country.
Income Tax Obligations Critical to Agricultural Workers
Agricultural workers, in particular those who are here on an H-2A visa, often face complicated income tax issues.
LAWO Outreach Worker Recognized
LAWO outreach worker Ilda Kitchen was recognized at the 2019 Annual Farmworker Appreciation Day for her service to the agricultural worker community. Ilda has been an outreach worker for LAWO during the growing season for 15 years.