• 2019 Pre-Season Farm Labor Meetings - March 26 & 28, 2019

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    Name: 2019 Pre-Season Farm Labor Meetings - March 26 & 28, 2019
    Date: March 26, 2019
    Event Description:
    2019 PRE-SEASON
    FARM LABOR MEETINGS
     
    Sponsored by NJ Farm Bureau and Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
     
     
    • Atlantic County Extension Office             March 26    7-9pm
    6260 Old Harding Highway Mays Landing, NJ 08360
    • Cumberland County Extension Office     March 28             7-9pm
    291 Morton Ave Ext Center, Millville, NJ    
     
     
     
    These meeting will consist of presentations on regulations pertaining to farm labor. The presenters will be from the Department of Labor, NJ DEP Pesticide Control Program, and NJFB. The topics discussed will be as follows.  This will be an opportunity to ask any questions you may have going into the growing season.
     
    Update on the new EPA Worker Protection Standards.  Make sure you are prepared.
     
    • Worker Protection Standards  Overview of new EPA WPS rules-NJ DEP Bureau of Pesticide Control
    • Federal Labor Regulations Update & Overview of MSPA, FLSA and transportation -US Dept. of Labor
    • NJ Labor Regulations Update & Overview Wage and Hour and paid sick leave -NJ Dept. of Labor
    • Farm Bureau update
     
    Pesticide points for pesticide license will be given for the meetings.
     
     
     
    For additional information contact:    Ben Casella

                                                                New Jersey Farm Bureau

                                                                609-393-7163
     
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