Governor’s Council on Migrant Labor

The Governor’s Council on Migrant Labor consists of:

The Council advises the Governor on issues affecting Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers (MSFW’s). Members serve three-year terms and are appointed by the Governor, with the exception of the legislative members. Legislative members must be appointed by their respective Caucus.

The Migrant Labor Council was created in 1977 by Chapter 17, Sections 103.90-103.97 of the Wisconsin State Statutes.

Duties of the Council include advising the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) on matters affecting migrant workers, ascertaining working conditions of migrants, ensuring coordination of federal and state statutes regarding migrant workers, and reviewing rules submitted by the Department.

Members meet quarterly at the Wisconsin State Capitol and meetings are open to the public.

For more information, please contact Angelica Vasquez at (608) 266-0487 or