Event Details

Date

December 18, 2019

Time

6-8 pm

Location

Farm Credit East
7397 NY-80
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Cost

This event is free.

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: December 17, 2019

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Questions About the New NYS Farm Labor Laws? Chat with an Expert! Cooperstown

December 18, 2019


Specialists will be on hand to field questions regarding the new laws. They are here to help producers understand the impact of new laws.  NYSDOL will provide information on compliance with the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act.  DOL will review how the changes will impact employer scheduling, payment of wages and recordkeeping. Updated materials will be available.

Additionally,  we will have the opportunity to review a new tool developed by Dr. Jenny Ifft from Cornell's Dyson School that will help producers calculate overtime costs.  Remember, farm labor laws will be changing as of January 1, 2020, so don't get left in the dark!  This is a program for all producers who have employees on their payroll.

Although this meeting is free to attend, registration is required by noon on December 17. Register by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension Herkimer County at 315-866-7920, or email herkimer@cornell.edu with your information, or online (link above for Cooperstown, see link address below for Morrisville).

If you have questions, please contact Nicole at 315-867-6001 or nt375@cornell.edu

The link above is to register for the Cooperstown location only. 

This meetings will also be held:
Thursday, December 19: CCE Madison County office, 100 Eaton St, Morrisville, NY 13408
Register for the Morrisville meeting at: https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=1020


Note: When registering online, your transaction may take up to 60 seconds to complete. To help avoid duplicate payments, please wait and do not click the "Register for Event" button more than once.

If you receive a "blank" registration confirmation, please email herkimer@cornell.edu and we will email you the correct confirmation.


Labor Law Meetings Dec 18-19_2019 (PDF; 457KB)


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