Farm Workers/Farm Worker Housing

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The California Rural Legal Assistance is an organization that has brought lawsuits that abolished use of the short-handed hoe and the chemical pesticide DDT. Since its creation in 1966, CRLA has engaged in litigation against big growers, county governments, and California governors in defense of farm workers.

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.

2210 K Street, Suite 201

Sacramento, CA 95816

(916) 446-7904

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

1430 Franklin Street, Suite 103

Oakland, CA 94612

(510) 267-0762

The Agricultural Labor Relations Board investigates unfair labor practices for agricultural laborers and their employers.

Agricultural Labor Relations Board

1325 J Street, Suite 1900

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-3699

(800) 449-3699

(916) 653-8750 Fax



Some employers provide private employee housing (labor camps), which are often found in the agriculture and farming industry. If individuals (employees) experience difficulties with labor camp accommodations, such as uninhabitable conditions or health and safety issues, a complaint may be filed with the California State Department of Housing and Community Development.

Department of Housing and Community Development

Codes and Standards Division

2020 West El Camino Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95833


(800) 737-2929 TDD


2020 West El Camino Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95833

(916) 263-2911

See Also:

Agricultural Labor Relations Board

Migrant Workers Housing