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POSTPONED: New Farm Labor Laws: Adapting Your Labor Strategies

  • Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CCE Sullivan prioritizes the health, safety, and well-being of the communities we serve. Given the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and due to an abundance of caution, all CCE Sullivan public activities are postponed until further notice. This includes 4-H, Caregiver Resource Center, and Catskills Kitchen activities. We will announce new dates as soon as we have them. Please visit the NYSDOH or CDC COVID-19 website for information on broad preventive measures for you and your family. Be well! Be well!

Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act (FLFLPA) went into effect for most employees on January 1, 2020. During this session, Richard Stup, Cornell’s Agricultural Workforce Development Specialist, will discuss the major changes in effect, and how farms can adapt their businesses for success. 

This course will cover the following topics: 

• Compliance with Wage and Hour Laws: Overtime and Day-of-Rest Requirements

• Understanding Unions and Labor Organizing

• Managing the Collective Bargaining Process (limited coverage of this)

• Insurance Update: Disability, Paid Family Leave, and Employment PracticesLiability, What is Available? 

Lunch is provided with registration!

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.

Contact the CCESC office to request any special accommodations.

Registration and payment are required in advance. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. PayPal or pay by phone.

Can’t pay? Apply for a scholarship on our events page.


$5.00- Lunch provided with registration


Extension Education Center
64 Ferndale-Loomis Road
Liberty, New York 12754

Last updated March 13, 2020