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Employer: Foothill Packing, Inc
Experience: 1 month
Salary: $12.00 Arizona hourly wage
Job Location: San Luis, AZ
Contract Period: 10/14/2019 – 04/15/2020
Openings: 44 Farm workers
Recruitment for this job listing will end:01/14/2020
Job Duties:Heavy field work to harvest spinach, tender leaf: Employees spot check, sort, stack, fill and load spinach, tender leaf in the field. Spotting is done by walking in uneven furrows in front of a harvesting platform machine or belt. Under the direction of the field supervisor employees check for any foreign material such as trash and move irrigation pipe from one furrow to another. The harvest machine or belt then cuts produce and transporters it thru a conveyor where employees sort and fill totes and or bins. Once totes, cartons or bins are filled they are pushed on to conveyor belt for loaders to close/cover and stack on the pallet. The cartons or totes for the product are constructed by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box. Carton is labeled and marked as required. The process is repeated. The cartons, totes or bins are lifted then stacked onto pallets on the deck of the harvester or trailer. Cartons or totes with product can weigh up to 50 lbs. Empty bins pallets can weigh up to 95 lbs.; a forklift carries the empty bin pallets onto a trailer.
Housing: The employer must provide free housing to all workers who are not reasonably able to return to their residences the same day.
Meals: The employer must provide either three meals a day to each worker or furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities.
If meals are provided, the employer may charge each worker a certain amount per day for the three meals.
1. After a worker has completed 50 percent of the work contract period, the employer must reimburse the worker for the cost of
transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work, if such costs were borne by the worker.
2. The employer must provide free transportation between the employers housing and the work site for any worker who is provided
3. Upon completion of the work contract, the employer must pay the workers subsistence and return transportation to the place of
recruitment. Special conditions apply when the worker will not be returning to the place of recruitment because of another job.
Workers Compensation Insurance: The employer must provide workers compensation insurance where it is required by law.
Tools and Supplies: The employer must furnish at no cost to the worker all tools and supplies necessary to carry out the work, unless it
is common practice in the area and occupation for the worker to provide certain items.