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Illinois: Make Employment Law Work for Your Farm

Broadcast Date: March 14, 2016
Chapter 1
 Introduction
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Meet Farm Commons and learn what we will be covering in this tutorial.
Chapter 2
 Independent Contractors
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Explore when a worker can be considered an independent contractor, includes new information on DOL test.
Chapter 3
 Minimum Wage
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Explore if your farm owes the minimum wage and more about the IL small business exemption.
Chapter 4
 Overtime and Breaks
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Learn when overtime is required and when you must offer your employees breaks
Chapter 5
 Workers' Compensation
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We go over the basics of WC and if you are required to purchase it.
Chapter 6
 Interns and Volunteers
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In the state of IL, how can a worker be classified as an intern or volunteer?
Chapter 7
 Paperwork and Recordkeeping
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Learn what information pay stubs should include as well as other business records to keep.
Chapter 8
 Work Crews
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Get a basics on the Illinois Migrant Labor Law
Chapter 9
 Taxes
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We review both federal and state tax obligations for the farmer in IL
Description: 

Employment law can be incredibly complex, and especially so for the diversified farm. Employment laws also can vary greatly by state. This Illinois-specific tutorial will break down employment law concerns such as minimum wage, workers’ compensation and overtime, independent contractors, and more. This tutorial can still be helpful for learning the framework of employment law and the federal regulations that apply, even if you do not operate within Illinois.

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