Three-fourths of federal investigations of farm labor contractors detected wage and hour violations: Violations detected during investigations of farm labor contractors, by number of violations found per investigation, fiscal years 2005–2019

Number of violations Share of investigations
0 Violations 25.3%
1 Violation 15.9%
2–4 Violations 22.9%
5+ Violations 35.9%

Source: Authors' analysis of U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Compliance Action Data  (U.S. DOL-WHD 2020f).

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