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Department of Labor announces migrant worker rights’ website expansion adds new content in 6 languages to help protect all US workers

WASHINGTON – The Department of Labor today announced a significant expansion of and its Spanish version,, websites that provide useful information to help protect the rights of all U.S. workers, regardless of their immigration status.

With this expansion, the website now offers content in eight languages with the addition of ArabicSimplified ChineseHaitian CreolePortugueseTagalog and Vietnamese added to its English and Spanish offerings, giving a wider range of workers needed access to important information on federal regulations protecting their rights to a safe workplace free of discrimination or harassment; the right to organize a union; and the right to question their employer’s pay or workplace practices. The site also provides instructions on how workers can file a complaint if they feel their rights have been violated. has also added new Spanish-language videos on common challenges migrants face, including safe transport to job sites, illegal recruitment fees and the right of nursing employees to have the appropriate space and time to express breast milk. These videos join a library of existing videos on wage theft, heat exposure and unsafe work conditions, all of which are brief and easily accessible on mobile and desktop devices.

The website also provides information on the department’s Consular Partnership Program, which includes a growing list of alliances between the department and embassies and consulates of the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. Workers will find details on how to locate and contact their native countries’ U.S. consulates as well as answers to their concerns regarding their rights. 

Learn more about the department’s international work.

Read this release in Español, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs
May 16, 2024
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Media Contact: Christine Feroli
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