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Farm Employment: Your Questions Answered

January 15, 17, 22 and 24, 2019 | 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
WhenWhere
January 15, 2019 – Hudsonville
9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

The Pinnacle Center

3330 Highland Drive

Hudsonville, MI 49426

January 17, 2019 – Novi
9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Varnum LLP
39500 High Pointe Boulevard, Suite 350
Novi, MI 48375

January 22, 2019 – Traverse City
9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Cambria Suites
255 Munson Avenue US31
Traverse City, MI 49686

January 24, 2019 – Lawrence
9:00 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:

  • Employee Terminations
  • Medical Issues
  • Farm Labor Contractors
  • Family Housing Issues

Following the main session is an optional H-2A session focused on the following topics: experience requirements, productivity standards and piece rates, domestic employment, and implementing e-verification. 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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