Labor Resources

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry works with the Maine Department of Labor on agriculture related labor issues. The Division helps farmers research and access farm internship, farm labor and farmland lease or transfer programs.

Interested in finding employment in agriculture or hiring resources? Visit the new Maine Farm Labor Link Network page.

Federal Labor Laws

The United States Department of Labor has many resources on the federal labor laws related to farm labor, internships, and migrant and seasonal workers. To connect with the U.S. Department of Labor to discuss federal questions, contact one of the following offices:

Manchester New Hampshire District Office
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
1155 Elm Street, Suite 501
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 666-7716 public
(603) 666-7600 fax
(603) 606-3109 voice mail

Portland Field Office
312 Fore Street
Suite 101
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 780-3344 public
(207) 780-3787 fax
(603) 606-3109 voice mail

Bangor Field Office
US DOL / Wage & Hour Division
M.C. Smith Federal Building
202 Harlow Street, Suite 234
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 945-0330 public
(207) 945-0332 fax
(603) 606-3109 voice mail

Burlington Field Office 
11 Elmwood Avenue
Room 111
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5224
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 951-6283 Public
(802) 951-6281 Fax 
(603) 606-3109 voice mail