Farmers as Employers: Legal Responsibilities – Free Webinar

Free webinar tonight - Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 7 pm (CST) "Farmers as Employers: Legal Responsibilitieshttp://www.practicalfarmers.org/farminar/ Jan Libbey and Tim Landgraf, and Michael Staebell of the U.S. Department of Labor Learn farmers' legal responsibilities for hiring farm employees. Two farmers will share their farm labor employment scenarios and ask questions of a Labor Department director, who will also summarize Iowa farm labor laws.
  • Jan Libbey and Tim Landgraf grow 8 acres of vegetables at One Step at a Time Gardens near Kanawha, Iowa. They have hired 36 employees since 2003, and also have experience offering on-farm housing to employees.
  • Michael Staebell is district director of the U.S Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division for the Des Moines District Office. He helps businesses understand and comply with labor laws.
FREE "Farminar" from Practical Farmers of Iowa of the 2012 fall series. This web-based seminar is a 90-minute, interactive, online learning opportunity offered by Practical Farmers of Iowa. New farminars are presented live at 7 PM (CST) Tuesdays in November, December, January, February, and March. Check out more Faminars from Practical Farmers of Iowa. More than 50 previously recorded farminars are available in the archive.

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