Department of Labor Standards OT Opinion Letter

May 6, 2020


Katelyn Parsons

In this letter the Department of Labor Standards (DLS) attempts to make clearer the line between harvesting and post-harvesting activities, and to answer the question Chief Justice Gants posed to plaintiffs’ counsel at oral argument in Chang & Sons:“What is the overtime obligation of a farmer to a farm-worker who has performed half of his weekly hours growing and harvesting and the other half performing post harvesting activities?




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