CAC Labor Seminar Presentations Available Online

  • Aug 08, 2017

Two presentations from the California Avocado Commission’s recent agriculture labor seminars are now available online. The seminar provided a status update on possible legislative efforts and information concerning the H2A Temporary Agricultural Workers program.

Ag Workforce — Changing Demographics, Changing Politics, Outlook” (Craig Regelbrugge, Senior Vice President, Industry Advocacy and Research for AmericanHort and Co-Chairman, Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform) examines:

  • Demographics of California’s current agricultural workforce
  • Factors and attitudes influencing the availability of agricultural laborers
  • Current political climate and proposed legislative and regulatory issues impacting labor

Is H-2A for You?” (Jason Resnick, Vice President and General Counsel for Western Growers) reviews:

  • Rise in H-2A applications
  • Reasons to use H-2A
  • Obstacles to using the H-2A program
  • H-2A program costs
  • H-2A application process and compliance challenges
  • H-2A best practices
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