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Migrant Labor: Blessing or Curse?
Labor Issues Facing Agricultural Employers

Farm Business Management Update, December 1997

By Bill Whittle of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

The Virginia Employment Commission and the Virginia Farm Bureau are sponsoring a seminar for agriculture's employers dealing with the employment of migrant and seasonal farm-workers.

Date:       February 26, 1998
Time:       6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:       Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown
Special Events Center, Rooms 201 and 202

Topics to be addressed include: Migrant Seasonal Farm-workers Protection Act, Employment of Migrant and Seasonal Farm-workers, Wage and Hour concerns, INS and I-9 issues, migrant housing, H-2A Program, and services provided to agricultural employers by the Virginia Employment Commission.

For additional information contact Lynette Wills at the Winchester office of the Virginia Employment Commission, (540) 722-3415.

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