In Support of Lowering the Overtime Threshold for Farmworkers to 40 Hours per Week in New York


On January 20, 2022, Rebecca Dixon testified before the New York State Department of Labor Farm Laborers Wage Board in support of lowering the overtime threshold for farmworkers to 40 hours per week. New York can and should transition its farm economy to a system that ends overwork and substandard pay by affording farmworkers the equal protection of the law.

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Rebecca Dixon

Areas of expertise:
  • Occupational Segregation,
  • Program Management,
  • Unemployment Insurance,
  • Workplace Equity

NELP is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Dixon. Rebecca is a respected national leader in federal workers’ rights advocacy and is in great demand for her thought leadership on issues of labor and racial, gender, and economic justice.

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