Labor

California farm labor group sets annual Ag Labor Forum on Nov. 17-18

The California Farm Labor Contractor Association (CFLCA) is hosting its 11th Annual Ag Labor Forum in a virtual format on Nov. 17-18. Farm labor contractors, supervisors, growers, agriculture human resources professionals, safety managers, and affiliated... more »

2021 Georgia Agricultural Labor Relations Forum Nov. 9-10

The Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum will be in person in Tifton, Georgia, Nov. 9-10. Hear advice from industry experts to help you comply with labor regulations and get updates about OSHA and DOL in... more »

Agenda set for NCAE Ag Labor Forum in December

The National Council of Agricultural Employers announced Oct. 27 its agenda for the Annual Ag Labor Forum which will be held Dec. 1-3, at the M Resort just outside Las Vegas, Nevada. The National Council... more »

OSHA working on rule to protect workers from hazardous heat

Record-breaking heat in the U.S. in 2021 endangered millions of workers exposed to heat illness and injury in both indoor and outdoor work environments. Workers in outdoor and indoor work settings without adequate climate-controlled environments... more »

Resource hub set for the Michigan food and agriculture workforce

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on Oct. 26 launched a new resource, the Michigan Food, and Agriculture: Strategic Employment Planning hub. This hub is a critical resource providing education and awareness in... more »

Florida farmworkers hotline provides access to assistance

Florida farmworkers statewide who have been furloughed during the off-growing season are facing desperation and even homelessness due to obstacles in the new Department of Economic Opportunity unemployment benefits system. While the department is trying... more »

EFI announces Leadership Team Advisory Group to help strategize

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, has announced the formation of its leadership team advisory group as a standing committee of EFI’s board... more »

Farmworkers honored at White House roundtable

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack joined a virtual roundtable discussion with farmworkers to recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, National Farm Safety and Health Week, and highlight the important role that farmworkers play in our nation’s food... more »

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