Labor

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

21 Dec, 2018

Minimum Wages Go Up in California January 1

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Overtime rules will also apply for operations with 26 or more employees.

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11 Dec, 2018

Rural States Needs to Demand Congressional Action on Immigration Reform

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

'We are not only looking at economic stagnation, but economic contraction.' -- Kurt Bauer, Wisconsin Manufacturing and Commerce Association.

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11 Dec, 2018

On-Line Course on Repro Management Offered in Spanish

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Participants should possess a formal or informal background in dairy cattle management, but not necessarily in reproductive management.

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10 Dec, 2018

Expectations When a Family Member Joins The Operation

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Promotions should be earned, not based on family status. 

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04 Dec, 2018

3 Ways to Attract More Employees with Your Farm’s Story

Labor | By: Jennifer Shike

Looking for fresh, new talent? Shift your HR strategy to a more personalized experience for both employees and job candidates.

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28 Nov, 2018

Do You Offer Paid Vacation Time?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Research shows employees who take time away from work are more efficient, and the next few months are the perfect time to test it out.

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27 Nov, 2018

3 Tips for Disciplining Employees

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As farms grow the number of employees managers are keeping track of increases too.

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26 Nov, 2018

Training Video: How to Properly Give Injections

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

New training video shows proper technique for administering animal health products.

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26 Nov, 2018

Tips to Manage Off-Site Employees With Ease

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Are you considering a farm expansion but worried about managing employees remotely?

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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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