ITHACA, N.Y. — Ag Workforce Development Council is hosting Labor Roadshow IV as a virtual event. A series of five one to two-hour webinars will be held online through Zoom at noon on November 18, 19, 20, 23, and 24. Cost is $55 per person to attend all five webinars and to receive links to the webinar recordings. A link to registration will be posted at agworkforce.cals.cornell.edu.
New York Labor Road Show IV is an opportunity to learn about regulation changes and how to best position your business for compliance and success. Several important changes to state regulations occurred in 2020 that farm employers need to understand, including which employees are covered by overtime and day-of-rest and which can be designated as family members or exempt employees.
Topics will include:
- FLFLPA Overtime and Day-of-Rest Updates
- New NY Permanent Sick Leave Law and Insurance Requirements
- Paid Family Leave and Disability
- Union Education
- FLFLPA Employee Housing Requirements
- Sexual Harassment Prevention Requirements
- COVID-19 and Farm Workforce Health
Ag Workforce Development Council member organizations include: NEDPA, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development, Cayuga Marketing, AgriMark, Upstate Niagara, New York Farm Bureau, New York Vegetable Growers Association, New York Animal Ag Coalition, Agri-Placement Services, New York Horticultural Society, Dairy Farmers of America, Farm Credit East, Gray & Oscar LLC.
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