PUBLISHED Nov 1, 2019 | UPDATED Sep 20, 2020
What should Massachusetts farmers consider when hiring an employee? What are the rules of the road for agricultural workers in the Commonwealth? Beth O’Neal, an employment law attorney and partner at Conn Kavanaugh in Boston, presents key topics that farmers should know when bringing on employees. The webinar covers how to classify the different types of workers you may bring onto your farm, including employees, independent contractors, volunteers, interns, and apprentices. It reviews wage and overtime rules and other rules of the road for these different types of workers. Finally, it concludes with tips to ensure that you are complying with the law.