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Seasonal Business Labor and Immigration Webinar Series

Farm Credit East cosponsored Harris Beach’s three-part webinar series on seasonal labor and immigration in the fall of 2020. Click a link below to view the recording of that 90-minute webinar session. Each recording link will take you to an external website: web.zoom.us. 

H-2B: Navigating the Maze

One of the most pressing issues facing seasonal businesses continues to be labor – specifically how to secure reliable employees to fill seasonal and permanent needs. This webinar was held on October 20, 2020, and covered the 2021 process, the DOL and DOL and USCIS compliance requirements, and how to prepare for an H-2B government audit.

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H-2A: Getting the Agricultural Workers You Need Legally

This webinar was held on November 17, 2020, and covered the 2021 H-2A process, H-2B employer compliance and what constitutes "agricultural" employment. Qualification for H-2A and H-2B, navigating the DOL's "Single Employer Test" in H-2A and addressing dairy farms and H-2A will also be covered.

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Permanent Foreign Labor Options for Seasonal Businesses

This webinar was held on December 15, 2020, and covered permanent labor certification, defining job requirements, the prevailing wage process and more.

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