Findings from the National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS) 2015-2016: a demographic and employment profile of United States farmworkers


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Author: Hernandez, Trish; Gabbard, Susan


The Department of Labor (DOL) has surveyed hired crop workers since 1988 through the [National Agricultural Workers Survey] NAWS. The survey collects employment, demographic, and health information, and provides an understanding of the workforce resources available to U.S. agriculture. Public and private service programs use the data for planning, implementing, and evaluating farm worker programs. DOL's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) biennially releases a national summary report of the survey's findings and updated public-use files. This report is the thirteenth in a series...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Industry; Demographics; Language; Income

Keywords: Employees; Survey; Temporary employment

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, 2019

Physical description: [84] p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 136.529

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