Seminar: Preventing Sexual Harassment on Farms- Tools for Employers July 29th & 30th

Cornell Cooperative Extension will be hosting seminars at 23 CCE offices across the state concerning New York State sexual harassment laws. The seminars will be held over two days next week and the registration deadline is Friday, July 26. The link below allows you to register at your preferred CCE office.
With the deadline of October 9th looming for completing sexual harassment prevention training, this seminar will help you prepare for compliance. In addition to this seminar, you can see more about how to comply, visit  “Complying with Sexual Harassment Prevention Training in New York”  on the Agriculture Workforce Development website. See link below:

Dates: July 29th & July 30th
Cost: $10 (to be paid to each office directly)
Time: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Registration Deadline: July 26, noon
All 23 CCE Office Locations: Speakers will be located across the state and connected via Zoom. Each extension office listed will have the Zoom meeting projected and a light lunch provided. Farmers will be able to ask real time questions and engage with other farmers.
(Recording of this will be made available on July 31st.)

10:00-10:15 am Mary Kate Wheeler ~ Introduction to the New Rules: Overview, deadlines, and dates.
10:15-11:00 am Richard Stup ~ Resources Available from Extension: How to use reviewed case studies.
11:00-11:30 am Kelsey O’Shea ~ Legal Concerns: Compliance, implications, and risks.
11:30 am-noon Lunch/Break
12:00-12:30 pm Libby Eiholzer ~ Outside Materials: Other agencies resources, risks and concerns.
12:30-1:00 pm Nicole Tommell ~ Closing Remarks: Summarizing action items, updates on other labor research.


For more information, contact: Nicole Tommell at (315) 867-6001 / email [email protected]
or Tess Southern at (315) 684-3001 / email [email protected].


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