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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Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices webinar offered

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association launched the Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices in July of 20... more »

Ag labor employers back H-2A advertising rule change

Michael Marsh, President and CEO, National Council of Agricultural Employers, issued a statement supporting a recent announcement from the Department ... more »

H-2A revisions outlined by DOL in 60-day notice

The Department of Labor published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register announcing its intent to revise application forms, instructions, and other... more »

Ontario government proceeds with amendments to Bill 148

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government plans to repeal chunks of the previous government’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act amid pushback f... more »

BREAKING NEWS: H-2A use for ag continues to soar, DOL stats show

The number of H-2A certified positions has tripled in the past 10 years, according to a series of reports from the Department of Labor (DOL). DOL h... more »

United Fresh Executive Development Program registration open

Registration is now open for the United Fresh Produce Executive Development Program, presented in partnership with the Cornell University Food Industr... more »

Registration open for CFVGA Produce Labor Conference

Registration is now open for the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) first-ever Produce Labor Conference, to be held Dec. 5 at ... more »

Center for Growing Talent creates toolkit to pursue internships

Internships can help employers address short-term staffing needs, and be a powerful recruiting tool – while also helping our industry to attract qua... more »

Gerawan workers win election to oust the United Farm Workers union

Five years ago, workers at Gerawan Farming voted out the United Farm Worker’s union by an overwhelming margin. But they only learned the result of t... more »

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 »


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