Western Growers is a sponsor of the H-2A Roundtable Sessions.
 

Santa Maria Spanish Session – May 7 ~ Radisson Hotel (1 PM—5 PM)

Santa Maria English Session – May 8 ~ Radisson Hotel (8 AM—4 PM)

Oxnard/Ventura – May 9 ~ Courtyard by Marriott (8 AM—4 PM)

Salinas – June 4 ~ Salinas Sports Complex (8 AM—4 PM)

Sonoma/Santa Rosa – June 6 ~ Sonoma County Farm Bureau (8 AM—4 PM)

 

TOPICS THAT WILL BE COVERED

  • Avoid H-2A Compliance Pitfalls & Best Practices
  • Documentation to Support H-2A Compliance
  • H-2A Certification Process-Issues and Best Practices
  • Housing Requirements of Local, State and Federal Agencies
  • Visa Processing- Issues and Best Practices
  • Foreign H-2A Recruitment Fraud Issues and Best Practices
  • H-2A Worker Contract to Contract Transfers
  • Pre-Existing Medical Conditions vs. Work Related Injuries
  • Upcoming H-2A Regulation Changes — What’s the Process?

INVITED AGENCIES AND GUESTS

  • U.S. DOL Wage & Hour Division, Washington DC
  • U.S. DOL Wage & Hour Division, Western Region
  • U.S. DOL ETA/CNPC Washington DC
  • U.S Consulate General, Monterey, MX
  • Mexican Government Consulate Representative
  • USCIS, California Service Center Operations
  • State of CA, Housing and Community Development
  • State of CA EDD, Agricultural Services Unit
  • Various H-2A and Labor Attorneys

Topics and speakers may vary at each of the scheduled events.

The sessions are offered at no cost and limited to members of sponsoring organizations, H-2A users, customers/subscribers of sponsoring organizations, and agricultural employers.

We reserve the right to refuse sponsorship of or participation in any of the above listed events.

 

Event Time: 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 4:00pm

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