US Department of Labor, Doña Ana Community College invite agricultural industry employers, stakeholders to attend labor law seminar
WHO: U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division
Doña Anna Community College
WHAT: 2022 Agricultural Employer Seminar
WHEN: March 31, 2022
8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Doña Ana Community College Workforce Center
2345 Nevada Ave., #121
Las Cruces, NM 88001
The event will include an introduction and an overview of the responsibilities and functions of various agencies, including the Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification, its Wage and Hour Division and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions. Federal and state legal requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, H-2A: Temporary Agricultural Employment of Foreign Workers program, New Mexico Workman’s’ Compensation Administration and Office of Foreign Labor Certification will be discussed.
Organizers invite growers, farmers, shippers, contractors, farm labor contractors and agricultural buyers to attend. In addition, the event will offer farm labor contractors the opportunity to learn how to renew their certifications.