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International Labor news and expert employement advice curated for promoting better practises across the industry's employement segment.

11 Jul, 2018

House Leadership Promises Vote on Dairy Guest Worker Program

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Vote would fulfill a promise House Leadership has previously made. Whether the measure passes is another question.

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10 Jul, 2018

Does Your Dairy Meet OSHA Heat Stress Requirements?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The following are Cal/OSHA rules for helping employees avoid heat stress when the temperature exceeds 80 degrees F.

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27 Jun, 2018

House Immigration Bill Fails

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

AG Jobs was not part of final package.

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15 Jun, 2018

H-2A Visa Requests Increase 65%

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As the number of unemployed Americans hit a near 44-year low this week, the number of H-2A visa requests have more than doubled. 

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07 Jun, 2018

When College Is The Only Option, Low Unemployment Hurts Farm Country

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Skilled labor is needed to plant and harvest crops, milk cows, manage livestock, build homes, build infrastructure and more throughout the U.S.

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07 Jun, 2018

Immigration Reform Key To Profitable Future

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Wisconsin producer says the future looks better, but immigration reform will have a significant impact.

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29 May, 2018

Immigrants Are Our Backbone

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Immigrants formed who we are as Americans, like the people who came through Ellis Island. Today's immigrants that work on our dairy farms are following in those footsteps. 

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27 May, 2018

Should You Pay More On Holidays?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This farmer offers his employees double time on holidays. 

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24 May, 2018

Trump Administration Vows To Fix Immigration

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Administrations working together to modernize H-2A visa program.

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22 May, 2018

Human Resources: Changing the Culture

Labor | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Improving the work environment.

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