WGL Annual Meeting 2016

Sponsored by Stokes Lawrence


The Future of Labor
for Washington Agriculture:

How Do We Do It Better?


Tuesday, January 26, 2016

8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m.

Yakima Convention Center
10 N 8th Street, Yakima WA  98901


Online registration still open...

See registration form below


Mark your calendar and join us for these hot labor topics

The Future of Labor in U.S. Agriculture:
The Big Policy Picture

Presented by Craig Regelbrugge, Senior Vice President,
AmericanHort, Washington, D.C.


Recruiting for H-2A: Weak Link or a Source of Strength?

Presented by Mike Gempler, Executive Director,
Washington Growers League


H-2A Program: How to Plan for an H-2A Contract 

Presented by Kerry Scott , Program Manager,
MasLabor, Lovingston, Virginia


An Attorney's View on H-2A:
Preparing for Participation and Avoiding Problems

Presented by Brendan Monahan, Attorney Shareholder,
Stokes Lawrence, Yakima and Seattle


Workshop on Building, Managing and Finding
Housing for Farm Employees

Presented by Jesse Lane, Housing Program Manager,
Washington Growers League, and 

Marty Miller, Executive Director,
Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing 

Click here for a detailed agenda


Cost:

$75 per person for WGL members

$125 per person for non-members

Registration for the 2016 annual meeting 
includes morning coffee and snack, 
plus a gourmet lunch buffet



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