Labor

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Great Lakes EXPO speakers to cover labor environment

At this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, several sessions will focus on the agri-labor market.

Worker Protection Standard respirator rules updated

Starting in January, growers needed to be compliant with three additional requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard (WPS).

The new requirements have generated a substantial number of questions from all types of agricultural businesses.

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Reactions emerge following court ruling in California ag labor case

The California Supreme Court on Sept. 12 unanimously rejected a bid by the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) and the California Agricultural Labor ... more »

Registration opens for NCAE’s Ag Employer Labor Forum

The National Council of Agricultural Employers has opened  registration for its fifth Annual Ag Employer Labor Forum to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada... more »

Colorado group solicits agricultural labor innovation proposals

Two categories of agricultural labor innovation proposals are being solicited by the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) to pre... more »

GLEXPO_Keynote

Great Lakes EXPO speakers to cover labor environment

It isn’t news to growers that the agri-labor market is a challenge. The shortage in able-bodied workers and difficulty filling H-2A vi... more »

Farm Bureau: Action on ag labor bill possible this fall

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is holding out hope an agriculture labor package can move through Congress in the coming weeks. AFBF rel... more »

ICE issues news release regarding labor arrests

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released the following news release regarding criminal arres... more »

Worker Protection Standard respirator rules updated

Starting in January, growers needed to be compliant with three additional requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The new re... more »

NY governor signs Working Farm Protection Act into law

The National Young Farmers Coalition, together with its five New York chapters, New York Farm Bureau, American Farmland Trust, and land trusts from ar... more »

Bill introduced in House to address H-2A reforms

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Representatives Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Lamar Smith (R-Texas), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)... more »

BREAKING NEWS: PMA, United Fresh focus on responsible labor use

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association have launched the "Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices," a fra... more »


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