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dc.contributor.advisorLentz, Erin
dc.creatorAnway, Maureen Kathryn
dc.date.accessioned2017-02-21T16:35:55Z
dc.date.available2017-02-21T16:35:55Z
dc.date.issued2016-05
dc.date.submittedMay 2016
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2V11VR17
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/45732
dc.description.abstractThis report describes farmworker wages since 1989 and assess what factors affect these wages. Two questions are answered: (1) What factors affect farmworker wage? (2) And what steps can the Department of Labor take to ensure equitable wages? The research found that several factors affect farmworker wages including gender, race, citizenship, legal exemptions, and the historical normalization of low wages paid on farms. The report concludes with recommendations for the Department of Labor on further research and policy solutions.
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dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectFarmworker
dc.subjectDepartment of Labor
dc.subjectDOL
dc.subjectCoalition of Immokalee Workers
dc.subjectWage
dc.subjectH-2A
dc.subjectWage and Hour Division
dc.subjectWHD
dc.subjectPiece rate
dc.titleAnalysis of the Department of Labor's role in advancing farmworker wages
dc.typeThesis
dc.date.updated2017-02-21T16:35:56Z
dc.contributor.committeeMemberEvans, Angela
dc.description.departmentPublic Affairs
thesis.degree.departmentPublic Affairs
thesis.degree.disciplinePublic affairs (MPAff)
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austin
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Public Affairs
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