From exploring wage and insurance obligations, to establishing an internship program, to providing workers housing, and more, find tipsheets, flowcharts, checklists, guides and multimedia material for navigating employment laws here.
Start with these materials if you want to learn the essentials, quickly. Because farm employment law is complex, these resources are still quite detailed. Covering wages, insurance, classifications, volunteers, interns, payroll and tax issues, these will get any producer started on the right path.
Considering the complexity of farm employment law, producers will likely need in-depth information to build true resiliency. Get detailed information on intern and apprentice programs, plus farm personnel manuals. Sort out the complicated ramifications of providing in-kind wages (food, lodging) and housing in general to farm employees with these resources.
Find all our state-specific farm employment law resources here. We currently have resources specific to Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Vermont, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, as we work towards creating guides for all 50 states.