Farm Credit East to Host New York State Labor Regulations Webinar

To prepare New York producers for the agricultural labor laws taking effect on January 1, 2020, Farm Credit East will be hosting a webinar, cosponsored by the New York Farm Bureau and the Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA), to provide an overview of these regulations and their implications for New York farms. The free webinar will be held on Thursday, December 12, at 10:00 a.m.

Dr. Richard Stup, Agricultural Workforce Specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension, will present this webinar. He will discuss the requirements of the new regulations, including overtime wages for employees who work over 60 hours per week, a day of rest, and updates to disability, paid family leave and other wage and hour laws.

New York producers are invited to join us on December 12, from 10 – 11:30 a.m., to learn about how to prepare your farm for these new regulations going into effect in 2020. To register for this free webinar, visitFarmCreditEast.com/webinars. For more information, please contact Chris Laughton at 800-562-2235 or[email protected].

 

 

Farm Credit East extends more than $7.2 billion in loans and has 20 local offices in its seven-state service area. In addition to loans and leases, the organization also offers a full range of agriculturally specific financial services for businesses related to farming, forest products and commercial fishing. Farm Credit East is governed by a 16-person board of directors. For more information, visit FarmCreditEast.com.

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