Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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Event Details


November 15, 2016


10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Elba Fireman's Rec Hall
7143 Oak Orchard Road
Elba, NY 14058


$45.00 per person
(additional attendee $40.00 ea.)


Helping Agriculture Employers Stay Current on Employment Rules & Best Practices

November 15, 2016

Helping Agriculture Employers Stay Current on Employment Rules & Best Practices

The Program

A full day program, specifically for farm owners and managers to gain tools and information to
help their farm business attract and retain skilled workers. We expect heavy interest and suggest
early registration- walk-ins may not be accommodated.

Presenters will include members of the Agricultural Workforce Development Council along with three
leading experts on labor law:

  • Charles Palmer, Partner, Managing Partner, Waukesha Office, Micheal Best Law Firm
  • Leah Ziemba, Partner, Industry Group Chair, Agribusiness, Food and Beverage, Michael Best
  • Wendel Hall, Hall Law Office, Washington, DC

Presentations will address 5 key areas:
  • Basic rules and best practices for payroll, hours, hiring and termination.
  • Workplace policies every business should have in place and follow.
  • Housing: what is required and what is offered by your competition.
  • Health and Safety: training and reporting rules and preventing injuries.
  • Documenting your policies, actions and outcomes.

For more information or to register:

Please send farm name, attendee name(s), and contact email address to:

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