Federal Information and Compliance Sites



U.S. Department of Labor on laws, regulations, and technical assistance services


Wage and Hour Division

Fair Labor Standards, Minimum Wage, Compliance Assistance Materials


OSHA Small Biz

Occupational Health and Safety Administration for small businesses


OSHA on Ergonomics

Standards, solutions, references, and tips


Wages in Agriculture—Overview



Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act, Fact sheets



NIOSH Agriculture

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) on Agricultural Safety and Health



National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center

First stop information center about environmental requirement that affect the agricultural community by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; includes a health and safety link with worker protection standards and a pesticide link



IRS Small Biz

Internal Revenue Service for small businesses and self employed


Agriculture Tax Center


IRS Forms and Publications

Most forms and publications are available for information and printing


Digital IRS Newsletter

The latest general information on taxes



Citizenship and Immigration Services

Homepage with access to information, services and forms



Social Security Online

General information of employees and employers


Employer Reporting Information

How to file, addresses, and more information for employers



Equal Employment

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides information on civil rights, ADA (Americans with disabilities) and how to comply with respective regulations


U.S. Department of Justice

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) maintains a recognition and accreditation roster of persons entitled to represent individuals in matters before the Department of Homeland Security, and the Immigration Courts and Board of Immigration Appeals. Also available is a list of disciplined practitioners





Last updated January 18, 2010


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Department of Agricultural, Food, and Economics

Michigan State University