Labor

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

06 Feb, 2018

Dairy Farmers Are Paying More Than Ever

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Across the country, producers are having a hard time filling open staff positions.

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30 Jan, 2018

Thanks to Trump, More U.S. Milk Will Be Coming From Robots

Labor | By: Bloomberg News

The robots are coming -- this time, to a dairy farm near you.

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11 Jan, 2018

Automation Potential in Agriculture

Labor | By: Fernando Diaz

Milking cows is a predictable physical task that can be automated.

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09 Jan, 2018

Agriculture’s Viability Relies on Immigration Reform

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

American Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall had a sit down meeting with President Trump in Nashville this week. The “crisis” America’s farmers are facing related to farm labor was not a subject Duvall was willing to leave out.

 

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03 Jan, 2018

Grasp Differences Between Generations to Master Labor Management

Labor | By: Meg Gaige

Tips to help you attract, recruit and retain a better workforce.

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02 Jan, 2018

Labor Costs Hinge On Immigration Reform

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

There’s a good chance the cost of labor on your farm will increase next year.

 

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01 Jan, 2018

Have You Considered Using the TN Visa Program?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The TN work visa allows dairy farmers to legally bring workers to the U.S.

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29 Dec, 2017

Be Ready when OSHA Comes Knocking

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

The sight of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) official pulling onto your dairy is probably not a welcomed one.

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28 Dec, 2017

Are Annual Reviews Obsolete?

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Everyone hates the annual review. There are equal parts apprehension from the employee and dread from the employer.

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24 Nov, 2017

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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