Farm labor group to hold summit, conference

By the Tri-City HeraldFebruary 17, 2013 

The Washington Farm Labor Association's annual Labor Conference and Work Summit will feature panel discussions and workshops on issues related to seasonal agriculture employees.

The summit will focus on the federal H2A guest worker program. It is scheduled for 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Holiday Inn, 802 E. Yakima Ave., Yakima.

The conference begins Thursday. Topics include immigration and health care reform, labor shortages and sexual harassment. It is set from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Convention Center, 10 N. Eighth St., Yakima.

To register, go to wafla.org/ trainingandevents.

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