Summit scheduled to address needs of seasonal ag employees

February 20, 2013 

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

The workforce summit will be from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Holiday Inn, 802 E. Yakima Ave., Yakima.

The summit will focus on the federal H2A guest worker program.

The conference will be held the next day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Convention Center, 10 N. Eighth St., Yakima.

Topics include immigration and health care reform, labor shortages, sexual harassment and more.

To register, visit wafla.org/trainingandevents.

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