Labor Meeting

Date: March 17, 2014 - February 18, 2014
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center (Conference Room), 6686 S. Center Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684
Contact: Jackie Baase, baase@msu.edu, 231-946-1510

Experts from the following organizations will be brought in to help answer important questions or concerns about labor issues: Michigan Farm Bureau, The Telamon Corp., ICE, Michigan Dept of Labor, Office of Migrant Affairs and Michigan State University Extension. The NW meeting will discuss the H2A program an how it can be used on the farm, and there will be a panel of growers that have had recent experiences with on-farm audits and their associated paperwork: 'how do we get it all done ad still farm?' The program will end with a talk on how good communication can improve worker retention on the farm.

The cost of the meetng is $25 payable at the door and includes lunch and breaks. If interested in attending this important meeting, contact Jackie Baase before March 14th.

Agenda:

  • 8:15 a.m. Registration begins.  
  • 9 a.m. Program begins
  • 12:20-1 p.m. Lunch
  • 4:30 p.m. Program ends

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