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    • February 07, 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • October 06, 2018
    • 12:00 PM
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             2018 WEBINARS


    Tuesdays, April 10 thru November 27
    Convenient One Hour Sessions

    EFFORTLESSLY STAY CURRENT ON VITAL HR TOPICS

    HR ESSENTIALS
    Seasonal Employer HR Specific Topics
    &
    H2 ESSENTIALS
    H-2A Program Specific Topics



    For Individual Webinar Purchases click here.

    Keep abreast of a wide range of HR and H-2A user employment law topics, including timely education on emerging issues and regulatory changes impacting seasonal employers from the comfort of your computer. 

    If you cannot attend the live presentation, no worries! The recording is always emailed to registrants with the accompanying handouts.

    COMBO PACK
    HR & H2 ESSENTIALS
    20 Webinars 
    $800

    BEST VALUE
    Most Convenient

    Purchase if you are a current member participant of the H-2A guest worker program or interested in learning more about H-2A. 

    Get both packs with the combo pack, seasonal employer HR and the H-2A specific topics!

    You will automatically be registered for each webinar, receive reminder email, link to join, and always emailed the recording and handouts in case you missed the live presentation. Pay one time here and be set for the entire season!

    This is an amazing offer exclusively for wafla members. Other comparable webinars are priced at over $200 per webinar. Big value for a small investment!

    Twenty total webinars!

    HR ESSENTIALS PACK
    (Seasonal employer HR specific topics)
    OR
    H2 ESSENTIALS PACK
    (H-2A program specific topics)
    10 Webinars
    $500

    Purchase the HR ESSENTIALS pack if you are not a current member participant of the H-2A guest worker program or interested in using the H-2A guest worker program.

    Purchase the H2 ESSENTIALS pack if someone else from your operation purchased the HR Essentials pack.

    You will be automatically registered for each webinar, receive reminder email, link to join, and always emailed the recording and handouts in case you missed the live presentation.

    Ten total webinars!

    INDIVIDUALLY
    $75

    Purchase individually if someone else from your company has purchased a pack and someone else from your company would like to also attend a particular webinar.

    Pick only the webinars you want and pay as you go. No action required on this page. Click here or select the Training and Events tab to register for the upcoming webinars you would like to attend. Individual webinars will be posted a month in advance for registration.


    TUESDAYS

    APRIL 10 THRU NOVEMBER 27

    If you cannot attend the live presentation, no worries! The recording is always emailed to registrants with the accompanying handouts.

    Click registration tab to select the right pack for you!

    • May 31, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials


    WA Paid Sick Leave Law: What you Should be Doing now!

    Thursday, May 31
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presenter Timothy O'Connell, Stoel Rives LLP
    You have notified employees, put your policy in place, and are calculating earned time. This webinar focuses on the administration side of things: accrual, tracking, unemployment insurance reporting, piece rate workers, W2’s and more. Get your questions answered.


    • June 05, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials TIMELY TOPIC

    Washington Fair Chance Act Ban the Box

    Tuesday, June 5
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presented by Keelin A. Curran, Stoel Rives, LLP
    Effective June 7 employers in Washington state will not be able to ask about arrests or convictions before determining if an applicant is "otherwise qualified" for the position. This means that an applicant may meet the criteria for a position without taking into consideration their criminal record. Learn what steps you need to take immediately to comply as well as remedies post job offer, exemptions and more!


    • June 12, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials

    Future of AG Wages: Converting from Piece Rate to Hourly Pay!

    Tuesday, June 12
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presenter Sarah L. Wixson, Stokes Lawrence, P.S.
    In a closely divided opinion released on May 10, the Washington Supreme Court decided employers must track "nonproductive time" performed by piece rate workers and compensate for it. Timekeeping will become next to impossible. Many farmers will have no choice, but to abandon piece rate and move to hourly pay. 
    This webinar will explore tools to utilize to keep using the piece rate system, the process of transitioning to hourly pay, and explore incentives to attract and retain a stable workforce!


    • June 21, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR
H-2A Essentials
Timely Topic


    Powerful Worker Performance Evaluation System that Works!

    Thursday, June 21
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presenters Jeff McLean and Dan Fazio of wafla
    Selecting the best workers to return each year depend on an employee’s productivity, quality of work, behavioral and social skills. Attend this webinar and learn how to incorporate a simple but powerful system to track these key performance measures. We will walk you through the process and provide the materials to incorporate this easy, slick system. We will also discuss best practices regarding setting productivity standards and worker expectations!

    • June 26, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR H-2A Essentials


    When the Clock Starts and Stops for Foreign Workers

    Tuesday, June 26
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presenter Leon R. Sequeira, Employment Attorney
    With foreign workers generally living onsite, defining when the work time clock starts can be confusing. This webinar will examine the different scenarios that may occur; such as, travel time from housing to the field, between fields, breaks, meal periods, and special circumstances.

    • July 10, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials

    Workplace Rights: Intermittent Rest Breaks - Ag v. Non Ag Explained!

    Tuesday, July 10
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    With Ag and Non-Ag having different meal and rest break rules under WA law, the interpretation of the intermittent rest break rules was confusing to employers and making them vulnerable to lawsuits. L&I has made recent changes to the language for intermittent rest breaks for Non-Ag employees that better clarify. We will explain the changes and the differences between Ag and Non-Ag. 

    • July 19, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR
H-2A Essentials
Timely Topic


    How to Complete Form I-9 for H-2A Employees to Avoid Technical Violations and Penalties!

    Thursday, July 19
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presenter Dan Fazio, wafla
    Attend this webinar for a step-by-step process in completing each section of the Form I-9 H-2A specific. Learn what employment verification documents to accept from foreign workers, best practices, and obtain guidance on how to correct Form I-9s, and retention.

    • July 24, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR H-2A Essentials


    H-2A DOL Audits & Housing Compliance

    Tuesday, July 24
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Users of the H-2A program are guaranteed a visit and inspection by the federal Dept. of Labor. Make sure you have your I's dotted and T's crossed! We will share the top violations, protocols and proven systems that work to keep your operation in check at all times. You will also gain access to checklists to support compliance measures.

    • August 07, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials

    MSPA & DOL Investigations: Top 10 Violations?

    Tuesday, August 7
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Employers that recruit, hire, house, and transport foreign workers are subject to MSPA regulations. Receive an overview of the top MSPA violations found during investigations to prevent penalties in your workplace! Gain an understanding of the requirements to employ migrant and seasonal workers!

    • August 21, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR H-2A Essentials


    H-2A: What Not to Do

    Tuesday, August 21
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Learn what you can do to prevent debarment from the H-2A program. We will go through the top violations and share real-life examples that have gotten other employers on the debarment list. We will provide guidance, steps to take, and resources for compliance as well as answer your questions!

    • September 11, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials

    Prioritizing Garnishments: What you need to know!

    Tuesday, September 11
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Learn what to do when an employee has multiple garnishments! During this webinar we will guide you through the various types of garnishments you may experience; such as child support, bankruptcy, IRS tax levies, student loans, etc. Get your questions answered by an experienced attorney!

    • September 25, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Foreign Worker Income Do's and Don'ts

    Tuesday, September 25
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    We will walk you through the do's and don'ts of foreign worker income. We will cover foreign worker compensable time, employee loans, reimbursements, payroll deductions, and foreign worker W2 procedures! We will also review what information needs to be provided on paystubs. Attend and get your questions answered before!

    • October 09, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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             WEBINAR HR Essentials

    HR Investigations: When, how, and why?

    Tuesday, October 9
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Presenter Karin D. Jones, Stoel Rives, LLP
    This webinar will cover when you should conduct an HR investigation, how you should do it, and why you need to get it done! Attend this webinar to address workplace concerns specifically relating to dating, harassment, discrimination, nepotism, and bullying. Learn best practices and obtain guidance on dealing with employee complaints!


    • October 23, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    What Constitutes for Cause Terminations

    Tuesday, October 23
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Ethical employment decisions are your foundation in preventing lawsuits. Learn proper disciplinary procedures for guest workers, when to use a corrective action plan, and when to terminate for cause, how, and why. We will also cover reporting an absconded worker. We will walk you through best practices and get your questions answered!

    • November 06, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    WA Family Leave Law: Be Ready for Jan. 1!

    Tuesday, November 6
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    The WA Paid Family & Medical Leave Law takes effect Jan. 1, 2020. It will be funded by employer and employee paid premiums beginning in 2019! Rulemaking is underway now! Learn how this will affect your business and what you need to be doing now to prepare! Get your questions answered by an Employment Security Department representative!

    • November 27, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Foreign Worker Issues

    Tuesday, November 27
    11 a.m. to Noon
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    Unfortunately, employers are faced with foreign worker's unforeseen circumstances. We will share common circumstances and how to properly navigate them; such as: 

    • What to do when a guest worker becomes ill, injured, or other medical emergencies arise.
    • How to respond to family emergencies when a worker wants to go home early!
    • What you should do when a worker commits a crime and when to involve the police!
    Share your experiences and get your questions answered!


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