Farm Workers/Farm Worker Housing
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
1430 Franklin Street, Suite 103
Oakland, CA 94612
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) 653-8750 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 (916) 445-9471 (916) 323-9249 Fax www.hcd.ca.gov
Housing 2020 West El Camino Avenue Sacramento, CA 95833 (916) 327-6660 Fax www.hcd.ca.gov/hpd