Labor Roadshow IV

Learn about regulation changes and how to position your business for compliance & success


Labor Roadshow IV

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday, November 20, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Monday, November 23, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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. Register at Link to PRINTABLE FLYER

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, disability, and worker’s compensation
  • Union education for farm managers
  • FLFLPA employee housing requirements
  • Sexual harassment prevention training requirements
  • COVID-19 and farm workforce health

Featured speakers will include:

  • Elizabeth Bihn, Ph.D., Cornell Institute for Food Safety
  • Libby Eiholzer, Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Neil Gilberg, Advocate for Business, New York Worker’s Compensation Board
  • Kali Kniel, Ph.D., Professor of Microbial Food Safety, University of Delaware
  • Jeanette Lazelle and Caylin Gwise, Division of Immigrant Policies and Affairs, NYS Department of Labor
  • Steven Martin, Chief Sanitarian, NYS Department of Health
  • Charles Palmer, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • Richard Stup, Ph.D., Cornell Ag Workforce Development

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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Robin Wendell-Zabielowicz
Farm Business Management Educator
(315) 376-5270


This event is online

Last updated October 30, 2020