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Training & Events

We are the premier provider of education and training regarding state/federal labor and employment compliance, as well as industry specific labor issues and relevant topics. 

WEBINARS (March - September)

WORKFORCE SUMMIT
(Last week of January)
&
LABOR CONFERENCE (Mid February)

IN PERSON & ONSITE - (Spanish/English)

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Email Kim Bresler with training topic requests.

AVAILABLE TRAINING POSTED BELOW

Upcoming events

    • December 15, 2016
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Your Computer

             WEBINAR


    New Form I-9 Overview

    Timely Topic Webinar
    Thursday, December 15 11A to Noon
    Your Computer

    FREE!
    Thank you for being a wafla member!


    Presented by Rick Anderson of wafla

    Effective January 22, 2017, employers will be required to use the new Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) issued by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Join us for this informative webinar and get an overview of the changes. We will also walk you through some of the top common errors discovered during actual seasonal employer Form I-9 audits. Join us! Be informed and get your questions answered.

    • January 24, 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • February 15, 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Yakima 1/24; Wenatchee 2/7; Tri-Cities 2/15;

    Choose from one of three all-day professional training opportunitiies in one quality event!

    Register through G.S. Long Company to secure your seats today!

    (800) 338-5664 or www.gslong.com

    • January 26, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Central Washington University (Student Union Building)

    Central Washington University
    Student Union Building
    Ellensburg, WA
    9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    $100 - Members only!

    Workforce Summits also scheduled
    for OR and ID!

    Forward thinking companies are investing in their workforce. This includes utilizing the 

    Legal Worker Program.


    The Workforce Summit focuses on how seasonal employers can best utilize the federal H-2A program to attract a legal and stable workforce. Highlights include:
    • Why wafla's turnkey Legal Worker Program is the superior choice;
    • Innovative services to integrate;
    • Solutions, education, and best practices; and
    • Much, much more!

    Hotel Accommodations

    Hampton Inn Ellensburg
    2705 Triple L Loop
    Ellensburg, WA 98926
    (509) 933-1600 Must call to get receive group rate.

    Mention you are with wafla to receive a special room rate of $91 per single king and $101 (2) queens.

    • January 31, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Clackamas County Fair (Clackamas Hall)

    Clackamas County Fair
    Clackamas Hall
    Canby, OR
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    $75 - Members only!

    Workforce Summits also scheduled
    for WA and ID!

    Forward thinking companies are investing in their workforce. This includes utilizing the 

    Legal Worker Program.


    The Workforce Summit focuses on how seasonal employers can best utilize the federal H-2A program to attract a legal and stable workforce. Highlights include:
    • Why wafla's turnkey Legal Worker Program is the superior choice;
    • Innovative services to integrate;
    • Solutions, education, and best practices; and
    • Much, much more!

    • February 01, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Four Rivers Cultural Center (Medical Arts Room)

    Four Rivers Cultural Center
    Medical Arts Room
    Ontario, OR
    8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    $75 - Members only!

    Workforce Summits also scheduled
    for WA and OR!

    Forward thinking companies are investing in their workforce. This includes utilizing the 

    Legal Worker Program.



    The Workforce Summit focuses on how seasonal employers can best utilize the federal H-2A program to attract a legal and stable workforce. Highlights include:
    • Why wafla's turnkey Legal Worker Program is the superior choice;
    • Innovative services to integrate;
    • Solutions, education, and best practices; and
    • Much, much more!


    • February 23, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Yakima Convention Center

    Annual Labor Conference



    Thursday
    FEB 23,2017
    8:30A - 5P

    Bring 3 people from your company to cover all the breakouts!



    Agenda Coming Soon

    The only all day conference dedicated to the labor and employment needs of seasonal employers!
    • Three General Sessions
    • Twelve Breakouts (two repeats) – each one an hour long – provided by regulators, attorneys, accountants and other leading voices in labor and employment matters.

    HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

    Yakima Holiday Inn 
    (509) 494-7000
    Make your reservation before January 25th and receive the special room rate of $91 single and $111 double occupancy per standard room, plus tax.

    Red Lion Hotel Yakima CenterImage result for picture of the Red Lion Hotel in Yakima
    (509) 248-5900
    Make your reservation before February 1st and receive the special room rate of $91 single and $111 double occupancy per standard room, plus tax.

    Tell them you are with wafla!


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