California Farm Labor Contractor Bond
What is a California Farm Labor Contractor Bond?
The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Labor Standards Enforcement requires the Farm Labor Bond as part of the licensing process for those providing farm labor contracting services in the state. The surety bond is typically posted by persons serving as agents in the recruitment, transportation, housing, or employment of migratory agricultural workers. The Farm Labor Bond provides employees with protection from exploitation and harmful work conditions.
Why is a California Farm Labor Contractor Bond Required?
The conditions of this obligation are to ensure that the principal complies with the provisions of Chapter 3, Part 6, Division 2 of the Labor Code of the State of California and pays all damages and any other monetary relief awarded due to a violation of the Labor Code, or any violation of the provisions, or false statements of misrepresentations made in the procurement of license.