Labor

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

03 May, 2019

Avoid Becoming A Victim Of An Undercover Activist Video

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

While it's nearly impossible to thwart someone who wants to do harm, focusing your attention on the hiring and monitoring of your employees can help avoid an activist event.

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24 Apr, 2019

Robot Milking Decision Requires Team Effort

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Switching to robotic milking, particularly to box systems, is a complete change in how cows are not only milked but fed and managed.

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17 Apr, 2019

Show Employees You Care

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While our staff members appreciate those consumable treats, they really just want to know that we care.

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10 Apr, 2019

Immigrant Workers Find Need For Driver's License

Labor | By: The Associated Press

Dairy farm worker Luis Jiménez gambles every time he drives without a license. Even a minor traffic stop could alert immigration agents that he is in the country illegally and lead to deportation.

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04 Apr, 2019

5 Tips for a Better Farm Meeting

Labor | By: Taylor Leach

With all of the chaos and confusion centered around running an agricultural operation, regularly scheduled meetings should be a “must” on your farm.

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02 Apr, 2019

Four Ways To Help Your Employees Excel

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Giving the proper feedback will help improve employee performance. 

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02 Apr, 2019

Do’s & Don’ts Of Employment Eligibility

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Answers to all questions you’ve wanted to ask an immigration attorney.

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01 Apr, 2019

Don’t Ignore Employee Safety Training

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A new video series teaches your team how to stay safe and keep cows safe on the farm

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20 Mar, 2019

Average Farm Labor Costs Increase 6% In Q1 2019

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

New data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows those anecdotes of increased wage costs are in fact true.

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12 Feb, 2019

Livestock Producers: Do You Drug Test?

Labor | By: Portia Stewart

We asked livestock producers with employees about their drug testing policies. Here's what we learned. 

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