Resources for COVID-19

If you are an agricultural employer operating as a critical sector during this time, you may want to consider issuing each of your employees a “Farm Employee Permitted Travel Critical Infrastructure Letter”. A template can be found at this link:

https://www.fels.net/1/images/COVID19/Letter-for-Employees-3-2020.pdf

Additionally, the Farm Employers Labor Service, an organization affiliated with the California Farm Bureau Federation, has extensive COVID-19 news and resources for Farm Employers available here: https://www.fels.net/1/30-labor/654-ready-for-covid-19.html . This page includes a wide variety of COVID-19 Resources for Farm Employers, including:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Issues
  • Wage, Hour and Leave Issues
  • Discrimination and Employee Privacy Issues
  • Shelter-in-Place/Shelter-at-Home Related Issues
  • 401k-Related Issues
  • H-2A-related issues
  • General Information 
  • News updates

Addition information is available from:

California Farm Bureau Federation 

California Department of Food and Agriculture 

United States Department of Agriculture

San Diego Gas and Electric