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Training & Events

 

The Washington Farm Labor Association offers a full array of training and events, web-based and in-person (see below). We also provide custom on-site training.


We are the recognized leader in the state for training regarding the Form I-9, state/federal labor and employment compliance, as well as many other industry specific labor issues and relevant topics.


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Please email Kim Bresler with training topic requests.

Upcoming events

    • April 22, 2014
    • 11:00 AM
    • May 15, 2014
    • 12:00 PM
    • Your Computer

    DOL WHD 
    INVESTIGATIONS:
    The Expert View

    Webinar Series

    WAFLA Members  -
    $75 ENTIRE SERIES!
    Recordings & handouts will be emailed to you regardless of live participation as well as missed presentations due to late registration to view at your leisure! 



    * TUESDAYS, APR 22 - MAY 15
    11A - Noon
    FIVE Webinars ONLY $75!

    The U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division lists agriculture as a target industry, and the agency has a goal that 80 percent of its targeted inspections will result in some kind of fine. See courses below!

    Get Educated – Don’t Get Fined!

    Five top attorneys from the Northwest and beyond examine the various components of the U.S. DOL - WHD inspections in five convenient one hour web based courses.

    You will:

    • Learn about your obligation to pay piece rate workers an hourly wage when the workers are not working.
    • Understand Hot Goods and how to protect yourself if you use crew share pay arrangements.
    • Receive over a dozen helpful forms and handouts that you can customize for your operation.
    • Ask questions – and receive answers - about exemptions for family farms and any other questions you may have about DOL inspections or the Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
    The 11A - Noon webinar courses take place on Tuesdays, EXCEPT for the last presentation which takes place on a Thursday.

    1. TUES - APRIL 22
      The Agricultural Worker Protection Act:
       What it is, and what your obligations are.
       

    2. TUES - APRIL 29
      Wage and Hour Law for Ag Employers

    3. TUES - MAY 6
      Hot Goods and Crew Share:
      How to protect yourself.
       
    4. TUES - MAY 13
      DOL Investigation for H-2A Employers.
       
    5. THURS - MAY 15
      S
      pecial Topics:
      Claiming the Family Farm Exemption, the Minimum Wage Exemption, and restrictions on youth employment.
    * There are two presentations the week of 5/12 (Tuesday 5/13 and Thursday 5/15).

 


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