Business & Financial Management Toolshed: Employment and Labor
This section of the New Farmer Project website contains links to articles, fact sheets, tools, and other resources related to employment and labor on farms and agricultural businesses.
NOFA-VT Farm Labor Fact Sheet. Whether you can them an apprentice intern, farm worker or working member, anyone who labors on your farm and receives any kind of compensation (including farm products) is considered an employee. Find out more information and links to resources in this fact sheet developed by NOFA-VT.
This presentation will focus on hiring and managing employees, handling on-farm work stays, internships, and volunteer labor. Legal distinctions between interns and employees, as well as the fine line separating independent contractors from employees will be discussed. Other topics to be covered include worker's compensation, unemployment, H2A visas, wage & hours statutes, worker accommodations and workplace safety. Presented by Law for Food founder Kenneth Miller, who provides legal support specifically tailored to meet the business and legal needs of small-scale farmers and food entrepreneurs. Download the Employment and Labor Law Considerations for Farm Businesses Presentation.
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