COMMERCIAL SUCCESS FOR US FRESH PRODUCE STARTS WITH RESPONSIBLE RECRUITMENT

US fresh produce businesses face an ongoing challenge of recruiting enough workers to meet harvesting needs to satisfy consumer demand. Workers recruited through the H-2A program are increasingly important to US businesses, however, cross-border recruitment can add complexity and risk to both workers and business.

Already used globally, the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) can help your business implement, demonstrate and oversee ethical and professional farmworker recruitment and management.

Businesses, based, or operating, in US fresh produce can now access cost-free 1-year subscriptions to the RRT online tool.* This offer is available until January 31, 2021.

SUBSCRIBE TO THE RRT ONLINE TOOL TODAY

If you are a business based, or operating, in US fresh produce subscribe to the RRT online tool today to unlock specialised responsible recruitment guidance and self-assessment functionality. Find out more here.

HOW RRT CAN HELP YOU

Are you a farm labor contractor, labor recruiter
or part of an in-house recruitment team?

RRT can support you to deliver great satisfaction for workers and clients and differentiate your business in the marketplace as a ‘responsible recruiter’.

See RRT services below to find out how.

Are you a grower,
buyer or retailer?

Support the businesses in your supply chain to recruit workers responsibly by sharing RRT with them.

Contact us for support and more information.

ACCESS RRT SERVICES

ONLINE TOOL

ACCESS GUIDANCE

A subscription provides access to specialized guidance for US fresh produce businesses to:

  • Identify legal requirements
  • Avoid potential pitfalls
  • Learn from real-life case studies
  • Use the self-assessment functionality to track progress and share achievements with clients.

Available in English and Spanish.

US-based businesses based, and operating, in fresh produce can access cost-free 1-year ‘Plus’ level subscriptions until January 31, 2021.*

ONLINE TRAINING

JOIN OUR TRAINING

RRT interactive online training courses bring responsible recruitment to life through activities and take-away actions.

Eligible US-based fresh produce businesses can book unlimited places on specialist training free of cost.

Contact us to receive updates.

For additional support, access open source responsible recruitment guidance including our:

  • Practical Guide to Responsible Recruitment During COVID-19
  • Guide to Eliminating Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

Contact us at info@responsiblerecruitmenttoolkit.org

*Terms and conditions apply – see here.

*Eligible businesses include farm labor contractors, labor recruiters, growers, vendors, shippers, packers, brands and retailers based in, and operating within, the United States (US) fresh produce or wine grapes sector.

ABOUT US

Responsible Recruitment Toolkit is a global program driving ethical and professional recruitment and labor supply that is good for workers, recruiters and clients.

Stronger Together US is a multi-stakeholder collaborative program that supports the US fresh produce sector to recognize and reward responsible recruitment, thereby boosting the supply of ethically sourced labor and reducing risks for workers and businesses across the labor supply chain. The program was launched in April 2019 following funding from the Walmart Foundation. Read the press release here.

Stronger Together US is delivered by: