Sexual harassment prevention discussions for farms

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program Cornell Cooperative Extension

New regulations begin October 9th!

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is working to help farm owners, agricultural employers, and human resource managers better understand the new NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Regulations which go into full effect on October 9th, 2019. To better serve the region’s farmers, there will be a series of lunchtime discussions offered to help farms ensure they are in compliance.

Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Specialist with SWNYDLFC will be leading the discussion. She will discuss the regulations and associated deadlines, resources available to farm employers, and understanding compliance for your business. For additional resources and information on Agricultural Workforce Development from Cornell, visit agworkforce.cals.cornell.edu.

Each event will run from 11am to 1pm and will supply a light lunch and handouts. Minimum participation is 5 farms for each location, and maximum is 20 farms. Discussion locations without adequate registrations on the RSVP date will be cancelled. Please check www.swnydlfc.cce.cornell.edu for the latest updates and plan to register early. Register by calling Katelyn at 716-640-0522 or emailing [email protected]. This discussion is for employers and HR managers – not a training for employees.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Rushford Town Hall
8999 Main Street
Rushford, NY 14777
RSVP by 5pm on 9/17/19
$10/person

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
WNY Crop Management
117 Conewango Road
Randolph, NY 14772
RSVP by 5pm on 9/18/19
$10/person

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Eden Pub
8557 North Main Street
Eden, NY 14057
RSVP by 5pm on 9/20/19
$15/person

 

 

Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Civil Defense Center
7220 State Route 54
Bath, NY 14810
RSVP by 5pm on 9/25/19
$10/person

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Dutch Village Restaurant
8729 East Main Street
Clymer, NY 14724
RSVP by 5pm on 9/27/19
$15/person

The Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is a new initiative that started in July 2019 as a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of the five county region that includes Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben. SWNYDLFC Regional specialists work with Cornell Faculty and Extension Educators statewide to address the issues that impact the dairy, livestock, and field crops industries in New York through educational programming and events, consultations, and on-farm research. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Katelyn Walley-Stoll at 716-640-0522 or email [email protected]. For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension, contact your county’s Association Executive Director. Allegany County – Laura Hunsberger, [email protected] or 585-268-7644. Cattaraugus County – Dick Rivers, [email protected] or 716-699-2377. Chautauqua County – Emily Reynolds, [email protected] or 716-664-9502. Erie County – Diane Held, [email protected] or 716-652-5400. Steuben County – Robert Shirley, [email protected] or 607-664-2575.

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