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U.S. Labor Department Offers Free Compliance Assistance Seminars For Georgia Agricultural Employers and Farm Labor Contractors
VIDALIA, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will host free compliance assistance seminars for Georgia agricultural employers and farm labor contractors to promote compliance with the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) and the labor provisions of the H-2A temporary worker program.
The first seminar will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST, at AmericInn, 155 Mose Coleman Drive, Vidalia 30474. The Agency will host a second seminar on Thursday, Feb. 22, beginning at 8:00 a.m. EST, at the Omega Club House, 5471 Alabama Ave., Omega, GA 31775. To register or to request more information about the seminars, contact Rachel Mast-Matos at 678-237-0540 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics for discussion at both meetings will include housing and transportation, employee work hours, wage rates, and record-keeping requirements.
Information about federal labor laws enforced by the Wage and Hour Division is available in English and Spanish by calling the division’s toll-free helpline at 866-4US-WAGE (487-9243), or by visiting its website.