2018
WGL-MASLabor H-2A Forum

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn Yakima
(401 E Yakima Avenue, Yakima WA)

WGL member price: $35 per person
Non-member price: $75 per person
Lunch included

Limited to 60 attendees



REGISTRATION CLOSED

Maximum occupancy reached


Join us to get answers for all of your questions 
about the H-2A program! 

The H-2A application process

The agent's role

The government's role

Legal ramifications of H-2A for the agricultural employer

The employer's responsibilities

Foreign recruitment

The trip here and back

Fees, costs and benefits

Housing for H-2A

HR matters

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Speakers:

Craig Carroll
Director of Agriculture Services,
Washington State Employment Security Department

Troy Frostad
Manager, Mid Columbia AG Services

Mike Gempler
Executive Director, Washington Growers League

Brendan Monahan
Attorney,
Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore and Shore

Kerry Scott
Program Manager, MASLabor (H-2A agent)




 


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