Farm Labor Contractors and Growers who Employ Farm Labor Contractors:
Any individual who charges a fee to recruit, transport, supply, hire, or supervise farm or food processing workers on behalf of a third party is a Farm Labor Contractor and must register in New York State. This may include crew leaders, crew bosses, and supervisors who engage in the aforementioned activities. Registering as a Farm Labor Contractor in New York State is free. Please see the below registration guidelines and tips, as well as a general Farm Labor Contractor manual. The application documents and other instruction forms are also available below.
Download our Farm Labor Contractor Manual in English, Haitian Creole (soon), and Spanish.
Download our Farm Labor Contractor Registration Checklist and Tips document in English, Haitian Creole, and Spanish.
For assistance with the application process
For questions, contact us by E-mail [email protected] or call Caylin Gwise at 585-258-8855.
Please see the U.S. Department of Labor's Farm Labor Contractor webpage for information on federal registration requirements https://www.dol.gov/whd/forms/fts_wh530.htm.
If you are unable to download any of the forms listed above, we can send them to you by E-mail or by mail. To request a registration packet or for questions, contact us by E-mail [email protected] or call 877-466-9757.
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