Are you a current H-2A program participant or looking to hire temporary agricultural workers through the H-2A program? Mark your calendars for a free H-2A workshop Wednesday March 13, 2019, at the Coachella Water District Auditorium. Representatives from the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, State of California Employment Development Division, State of California Housing and Community Development, and others will share information including an overview of the program, the recruitment process, the program application processes and common compliance issues.

Jason Resnick

The California Department of Industrial Relations released a statement regarding the agricultural overtime pay schedule that went into effect January 1. The law’s overtime pay requirements will be phased in according to the table below.

 

Effective date for employers with 26 or more employees

(“large companies”):

 

Effective date for employers with 25 or fewer employees

(“small companies”):

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