Labor

Ontario fruit and veg growers back repeal of parts of labor bill

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government plans to repeal chunks of the previous government’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act amid pushback from business owners who argued many of the changes were too costly, forcing them to raise... more »

BREAKING NEWS: DOL stats show dramatic rise in H-2A ag labor use

The number of H-2A certified positions has tripled in the past 10 years, according to a series of reports from the Department of Labor (DOL). DOL has just released the statistics for fiscal year 2018. Ten... more »

Executive Development Program by United Fresh opens registration

Registration is now open for the United Fresh Produce Executive Development Program, presented in partnership with the Cornell University Food Industry Management Program. Taking place March 24-29, 2019 at the Cornell University’s Statler Hotel &... more »

Debut Colorado labor conference opens registration

Registration is now open for the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) first-ever Produce Labor Conference, to be held Dec. 5 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Aurora, Colorado. The conference agenda is designed to... more »

New toolkit harnesses internships to attract talent

Internships can help employers address short-term staffing needs, and be a powerful recruiting tool – while also helping our industry to attract qualified new talent. Are you looking to develop or enhance your company’s internship... more »

California ag labor ruling prompts industry responses

The California Supreme Court on Sept. 12 unanimously rejected a bid by the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) and the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) to overturn a court order directing the ALRB... more »

Fifth annual Ag Employer Labor Forum registration opens

The National Council of Agricultural Employers has opened  registration for its fifth Annual Ag Employer Labor Forum to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nov. 28-30, at the beautiful Tropicana Hotel. The forum has become a... more »

Ag labor innovation proposals sought by Colorado group

Two categories of agricultural labor innovation proposals are being solicited by the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) to present at its first-ever Produce Labor Conference, Dec. 5 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Aurora,... more »


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