Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
MOFGA Events

MOFGA Events

Throughout the year, MOFGA hosts hundreds of meetings, workshops, conferences, dinners and festive gatherings. Many take place at our Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine. And many more happen at farms, businesses and other venues throughout the state. Please review our event registration policies. For events offered by other organizations, see our Calendar page. Interested in giving a workshop for MOFGA? Please complete this form. If you are interested in receiving a scholarship for a MOFGA event click here.

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Labor Laws and COVID-19

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April 10, 2020
Friday, 3 p.m.
One-hour online webinar

FREE

REGISTRATION

Join our webinar geared towards established farmers surrounding labor laws on the farm and COVID-19.

We will learn about the technicalities of labor law from Steven McKinney the Community Outreach & Resource Planning Specialist at the Department of Labor. McKinney will cover numerous aspects of farm labor, including common mistakes employers make, pay issues, overtime exemptions and times when overtime may have to be paid, child labor restrictions, record keeping, field sanitation requirements, and also special rules surrounding housing, labor contractor registration, and/or transportation that may apply under the Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act and the H-2A program.

 

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