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.

While attendance is free, space is limited. Register by March 30 to attend. For more information, contact Patricia Chavez at (505) 248-2674 or email chavez.patricia@dol.gov. 

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