ENFIELD, Conn. — Join Harris Beach, PLLC and Farm Credit East for an informational webinar series on seasonal business labor and immigration. The first of four webinars, titled “H-2A: Getting the Agricultural Workers you Need Legally,” will be held on Wednesday, November 30, at 10:00 a.m.
In this webinar, Harris Beach attorneys and the New York State Department of Labor’s Foreign Labor Certification Unit will cover multiple topics, including H-2A 101: The 2022-23 process; H-2A employer obligations and compliance requirements; what constitutes “agricultural” employment; breaking down the H-2A final rule; and updates from the NYS Department of labor.
Three additional webinars will be presented in this series. “Permanent Foreign Labor Options for Seasonal Businesses” will be held Wednesday, December 7; “I-9 Compliance: What Every Seasonal Business Needs to Know” will be held Wednesday, December 14; and “H-2B: Navigating the Maze” will be held on Wednesday, January 11. All webinars are held from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. on their respective dates.
Farm Credit East is a member owned cooperative with 25 locations in its eight-state service area. In addition to loans and leases, the organization also offers a full range of specialized financial services, such as tax preparation, payroll, record keeping, appraisal and consulting for farming, forest products and commercial fishing businesses. Farm Credit East is governed by a 19-person board of directors, comprised of 15 customer-elected, two customer appointed and two outside appointed directors. For more information, visit FarmCreditEast.com.
–Farm Credit East