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Wisconsin: Make Employment Law Work for Your Farm

Broadcast Date: March 08, 2016
Chapter 1
Meet Farm Commons and learn what we will be covering in this tutorial.
Chapter 2
 Minimum Wage
Explore if your farm owes the minimum wage, and what can and cannot be counted towards that amount.
Chapter 3
 Overtime and Breaks
Learn when overtime is required and when you must offer your employees breaks
Chapter 4
Learn when a for-profit business can have a volunteer, according to the state of WI
Chapter 5
 Workers' Compensation
We go over the basics of WC and if you are required to purchase it.
Chapter 6
 Paperwork and Recordkeeping
Learn what information time sheets and pay stubs should include.
Chapter 7
 Independent Contractors
Explore when a worker can be considered an independent contractor
Chapter 8
 Taxes: State and Federal
Navigate the federal and state taxes you owe as a farm business owner in WI

Employment law can be incredibly complex, and especially so for the diversified farm. Employment laws also can vary greatly by state. This Wisconsin-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 Wisconsin.

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