This is a full-time, temporary position. This job order may lead to the filing of an H-2B application. Disclosure of job order & Notice of Worker Rights can be viewed at the OMJ Centers.
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 8
JOB DESCRIPTION: Attend to overall care of thoroughbred race horses include feed, water, maint. of stalls & tack, clean, brush, trim of horses, disinfect stalls & bedding. Will lift legs & clean feet & apply liniments & bandages to legs as req. Will care for 1-5 horses ® a time. Day off rotates; split shifts 5am-11am, 3pm-5pm. $11.56/hr, overtime at $17.34/hr. Paid weekly. All deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law will be made.
No boarding or lodging provided. No transportation provided.
Workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visas, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (except passport fees). If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, the employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for the worker’s reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a worker’s voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $12.68per day during travel to a maximum of $55.00per day with receipts.
The employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job. The employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due.
THREE-FOURTHS GUARANTEE (Optional)The employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period.
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