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Event:Farmworker Employment Rights Seminar
Date:January 30, 2013
Time:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location:American Red Cross
Address:
4655 Sherwood Common, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Contact:

Merrill Hess, mhess@lwc.la.gov, 225-342-7632 or 225-588-9302

Sponsor:

Louisiana Workforce Commission, Louisiana Department of Education and several divisions of the US Department of Labor

Information:

There is no cost to attend the seminar. Topics will include workplace safety and health, reducing certification delays and denials, work hours and pay, education of youth workers, unions, preventing discrimination and harassment, along with managing seasonal, temporary and migrant worker programs plus many other topics. This event is designed especially for farmers, small business owners, agents, advocates, attorneys and other agricultural stakeholders. Farmers will have the opportunity to address specific concerns with representatives from several agencies present. Farmers are also encouraged to bring questions and comments for discussion. Anyone interested should pre-register as seating is limited. The event is sponsored by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, Louisiana Department of Education along with several divisions of the U.S. Department of Labor, which includes Wage and Hour, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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