Employment Law for Farmers


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2019. PowerPoint slides from the presentation may be available on the conference website.

Workshop Session: Friday I 

Get practical tips and clear explanations of the law from an
attorney and an experienced farm owner/manager. We’ll cover
wage and hour rules, independent contractor and intern classifications,
workers’ compensation, discrimination, “migrant” and H2A
programs, plus other issues. Learn how to get work done while
complying with farm labor laws.

Ariel Pressman has been an organic farmer for seven years. His
Seed to Seed Farm, a 13-acre certified organic vegetable farm, grew
vegetables entirely for wholesale customers.
Rachel Armstrong is the founder and head of Farm Commons,
a nonprofit legal education organization dedicated to empowering
farmers with business law.