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Owners of Agricultural Establishments and Immediate Family under the Current WPS

Owners of agricultural establishments and members of their immediate family are exempt from many WPS requirements on establishments that are wholly-owned by immediate family members. Immediate family includes only spouse, children, stepchildren, foster children, parents, stepparents, foster parents, brothers and sisters.

Which WPS requirements apply to owners of agricultural establishments?

Owners of agricultural establishments and members of their immediate family must comply with the following requirements:

Which WPS requirements DO NOT apply to owners of agricultural establishments?

Agricultural owners are not required to provide themselves or members of their immediate family with the following protections of the WPS:

NOTE: Agricultural owners must provide all applicable WPS protections to any worker and handler employees on their establishment that are not immediate family members.

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