Labor

16 Aug, 2017

Report Shows Undocumented Farm Workers A Dwindling Population

Labor | By: Ashley Davenport

Farmers might soon have a tough time finding workers after a report from the Migration Policy Institute says the number of undocumented farm workers is falling.

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09 Aug, 2017

5 Steps to a Drug Testing Procedure

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Drug testing is becoming more popular as dairy producers strive for better employees, safer working environments. 

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08 Aug, 2017

Idaho Dairy Group Opposes Immigration Detention Contract

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Jerome County is considering a contract to lease a portion of their county jail to ICE.

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03 Aug, 2017

What You Need to Know about Trump’s Immigration Bill

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

If passed, the bill would dramatically change the current immigration laws and would only permit roughly half of the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter the country today.

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13 Jul, 2017

Program Protecting Young Immigrants May Be Illegal

Labor | By: The Associated Press

Department of Homeland Security Chief has doubts about legality of program, though he supports it. 

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04 Jul, 2017

A New Look at Motivating Employees

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Focus on how your employees feel about their work, rather than just the work itself

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21 Jun, 2017

The Shrinking Immigrant Labor Pool

Labor | By: Bloomberg News

Arrests of undocumented workers and border apprehensions have risen dramatically

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19 Jun, 2017

Immigrant Minors Won't Be Deported

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

President Trump will honor the current Obama-era policy

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12 Jun, 2017

Labor Pool to Continue to Shrink

Labor | By: Nate Birt

Even if immigration policy maintains stability, producers are expected to face challenges with worker acquisition and high labor costs, according to The Feed, Farmer Mac’s quarterly update on agriculture.

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31 May, 2017

What To Do After a Difficult Conversation

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Having tough conversations isn’t easy, but how you react afterwards is important

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