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Farm Employment Seminar

January 21, 23, 28 and 30 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
January 21, 2020 – Traverse City
9:30 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Cambria Suites
255 Munson Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686

January 23, 2020 – Novi
9:30 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Varnum LLP
39500 High Pointe Boulevard

Suite 350
Novi, MI 48375

January 28, 2020 – Hudsonville
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Pinnacle Center
3330 Highland Drive
Hudsonville, MI 49426

January 30, 2020 – Lawrence
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Van Buren Conference Center
490 S. Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064

Event Details

Join Varnum and Great Lakes Ag Labor Services (GLALS) to learn about the latest developments in agriculture employment. Our annual seminar's hot topics will include:

  • Discipline and Terminations

  • H-2A Options and Strategies

  • Farm Labor Contractors

  • Medical Leave Questions

We will also review the Agricultural Employment Compliance Guide, an online resource developed by Varnum and GLALS that provides up-to-date information on federal and state laws that impact farm employers and includes practical tips on everyday employment issues for Michigan farmers. 

GLALS customers are invited to stay after the main session for H-2A services and compliance review discussion.


9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hot Topics in Agriculture Employment
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Complimentary Lunch and Q&A

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Mock DOL Employment Audit

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. GLALS Customer Session


The event is $50 per farm.*
*The event is FREE for Agriculture Employment Compliance Guide subscribers. Please indicate that you are a current client to receive the subscriber discount.

If you plan to register more than one attendee, please include the names of additional attendees in the "Questions/comments" box at the end of the registration form. This will ensure non-guide subscribers are only charged for one (1) $50.00 registration at checkout.

If you have questions or would prefer to register by phone or email, please contact Julia Dillard at 616/336-6500 or email

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