Labor

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

13 Mar, 2020

COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Dairy Workers Available in Spanish, English

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Tools to arm your employees with information instead of fear. 

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13 Mar, 2020

5 Crisis Planning Tips to Combat COVID-19

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

According to Lyle Orwig of Charleston|Orwig widely known for his expertise in crisis management, there are few things every farm can do to limit the impact of COVID-19 to their farms. 

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27 Feb, 2020

“The Dark Side” – Fear-Based Leadership

Labor | By: Elizabeth Griffith

Have you ever considered what the repercussions of fear-based leadership are?

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03 Feb, 2020

Are Robots A Solution For Mid-Sized Dairies?

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

"The reality is that the labor savings have to pay for the robot cost,” says Joel Albright, Willard, Ohio.

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21 Jan, 2020

Protocols: Turning the “Why Should We Do It?” to “Why We Do It”

Labor | By: Taylor Leach

While the idea of writing protocols may sound simple, having them executed correctly can prove to be more of a challenge.

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03 Jan, 2020

88% Of Farmers Find Employees Using This One Method

Labor | By: Rhonda Brooks

Stiff competition for good employees means farmers need to use a variety of methods to identify, hire and retain them.

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01 Jan, 2020

Farm Journal Study Finds Dairy Farmers Face Significant Labor Challenges

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Farmers are paying employees more than they’ve ever paid. They are more efficient with their labor than they’ve ever been, and yet they’re frustrated. 

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16 Dec, 2019

Why Farm Bureau Didn’t Support The House Labor Bill

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While the American Farm Bureau Federation recognizes an ag labor solution is an urgent need, they saw some key issues with the House bill they hope to resolve in the Senate.

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11 Dec, 2019

FARM Program Workforce Evaluation Tool Open for Comment

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

The tool includes about 20 questions on human resources and another six on safety.

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04 Dec, 2019

Revisiting the TN Visa Program

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The story of Juan Pablo Jimenez and his TN Visa. 

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