Episode 5 of Ag Law Today Podcast: Volunteer Farm Labor

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Listen to Rachel Armstrong of Farm Commons on this podcast talk about a topic near and dear to my heart… volunteer farm labor!  Rachel is a renown speaker and writer on labor and employment law issue affecting farmers and ranchers.  You can view some of her work here.

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Illinois Employment Law: Overview of Farm Labor Laws

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This expansive outline on farm labor laws was created for the 2018 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agri-Tourism and Organic Conference in Springfield, Illinois. It covers employment classifications (e.g., employer, employee, independent contractor), unpaid farm labor (e.g., internships, apprenticeships, volunteer farm labor, hiring and firing practices, wage and hour laws (including child labor laws), the Family Medical Leave Act, and employee handbooks.

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