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

30 Oct, 2018

4 Traits of an Effective Farm Employee Incentive Plan

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

An employee incentive plan is one way farm owners can encourage key employees to stay, according to Peter Martin of K·Coe Isom.

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17 Oct, 2018

Are You Paying Enough?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Check out the results of a survey conducted by University of Wisconsin-Extension in April 2018.

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16 Oct, 2018

Use Protocols and Metrics For Milk Quality Success

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

You can’t manage what you can’t measure, milk quality is no different.

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06 Sep, 2018

Here’s What’s Next for E-Verify

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Bill would require e-verify in place of I-9 forms

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29 Aug, 2018

Labor Shortages Push Wages Higher

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Opportunities in other industries create greater competition for labor, which leads to higher pay.

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08 Aug, 2018

Low Unemployment Creates Farm Labor Pinch Point

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The numbers suggest the economy is helping the labor market deal with issues such as trade policy, however, it’s also creating a labor shortage throughout rural America.

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19 Jul, 2018

Farmers Look to H-2A, Veterans During Labor Shortage

Labor | By: Amber Damon

For years, labor has been a major issue on farms throughout the country. Farmers are looking to new outlets to find employees and alleviate the shortage.

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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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