Agricultural Worker Rights Program – Legal Aid of Nebraska

The Agricultural Worker Rights Program helps agricultural workers in Nebraska assert their employment rights.

About

Our focus is on ensuring agricultural workers are paid what they are owed under the law; ensuring that their working conditions are safe; and addressing harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

Common Legal Issues We Help With

  • Paid less than minimum wage
  • Paid a monthly wage not based on hours
  • Not paid promised wage
  • Paid irregularly
  • Paid less than hours worked

Health and Safety

  • Pesticide exposure
  • No access to restroom
  • Injured at work
  • No clean water
  • Lack of proper equipment
  • Lack of education and training

Other Issues

  • Discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, or sex
  • Sexual harassment
  • Employer-provided housing issues
  • Any issue with boss or other employee

We provide information, referrals, advice, self-help services, limited assistance and representation to qualifying low-income individuals. The type of assistance we provide depends upon your situation, the legal issue and Legal Aid’s resources. Our services are free to those who qualify.

Services Provided

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements
Primary Contact
Danny Reynaga
Address
209 South 19th Street
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone
(402) 348-1069