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Ag Labor Road Show Announced
New York Ag Connection - 10/08/2019

The Agricultural Workforce Development Council that New York Farm Bureau is a member of has announced plans for Labor Road Show III. The series of day long workshops held throughout the state in November will focus on educating farmers about the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act to help them prepare and comply with the new law that takes effect on January 1.

Cost is $55 per person, payable at the door. People can register at https://bit.ly/31Wbcm7.

Dates and locations for the day-long workshops are:

Nov. 18. Genesee Community College-Batavia Campus, One College Road, Batavia. Room T119 Lecture Hall, Conable Technology Building.

Nov. 19. The Lodge at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, 2887 Royce Rd, Varysburg

Nov. 20. Ramada by Wyndham, 21000 NY State Rt 3, Watertown

Nov. 21. Hilton Garden Inn Clifton Park, 30 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park

Nov. 22. Cayuga?Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Genesee Street Rd, Auburn. Conference Room 1, 2, 3.

Featured topics at each workshop are

- Compliance with Wage and Hour Laws: Overtime and Day-of-Rest Requirements

- Understanding Unions and Labor Organizing

- Managing the Collective Bargaining Process

- The Increasing Importance of Farm Supervisors

- Sexual Harassment Prevention: Updates to the NY Law

- Compliance Priorities and Enforcement Plans for 2020, NYS Department of Labor

- Industry Quality Assurance Program Updates

- Insurance Update: Disability, Paid Family Leave, and Employment Practices Liability, What is Available?

For more information, go to https://bit.ly/31XhH8j.

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