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Farm Employment: Your Questions Answered

Multiple Locations
January 16, 18, 23 and 25, 2018 | 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
WhenWhere
January 16, 2018 – Hudsonville
10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

The Pinnacle Center

3330 Highland Drive

Hudsonville, MI 49426

January 18, 2018 – Traverse City
10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Cambria Suites
255 Munson Avenue US-31
Traverse City, MI 49686

January 23, 2018 – Lansing
10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Michigan Farm Bureau
7373 W. Saginaw Highway
Lansing, MI 48917

January 25, 2018 – Lawrence
10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Van Buren Conference Center
490 South Paw Paw Street
Lawrence MI 49064

Event Details

Join Varnum and Great Lakes Ag Labor Services for the annual "Farm Employment: Your Questions Answered" seminar. Learn about the latest developments in agriculture employment and get a preview of the Agricultural Employment Compliance Guide, an online resource with up-to-date information on federal and state laws that affect farm employers and practical tips on everyday employment issues for Michigan farmers.

This year's seminar hot topics include:

  • Effective Discipline Process
  • Overtime Requirements
  • Farm Labor Contractors
  • H-2B and H-2A

Following the main session is an optional H-2A session. Hear the latest on implementing the H2-A program, discuss audit strategies and learn best practices from the team at Great Lakes Ag Labor Services. This session is complimentary, but still requires registration.

Agenda

  • 9:00 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 Employment Audit
  • 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - H-2A Session (optional)

Cost

The event is $50 per farm.*
*The event is FREE for Agriculture Employment Guide subscribers.

If you have questions or would prefer to register by phone or email, please contact Audrey Greenfield at 616/336-6500 or email events@varnumlaw.com.

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