Your Experienced Partner in Labor Relations
Whether it’s finding seasonal labor or managing the day-to-day operations of your farm’s employees, Farm Bureau members have the support of experienced staff and a host of resources. When it comes to labor, you’ve got a solid, experienced partner in Michigan Farm Bureau.
H-2A Visa Services
The H-2A foreign worker visa program can help put seasonal workers on your farm, but navigating the program requires special care. The Great Lakes Ag Labor Services arm of MFB is a full-service, Michigan-based agency focused on helping employers meet their workforce needs.
Labor Consulting Services
Finding help for ag-specific services related to labor and safety requirements is simple: Reach out to Michigan Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Labor and Safety Services. ALSS helps farms and ag-related employers recognize, meet and understand the myriad of regulatory obligations that exist.
Are compliance posters required for your workplace? We’ve got you covered with our professionally designed posters and easy ordering process. If you need a hand navigating ag-related labor rules and regulations, the Compliance Guide is a valuable resource.
If you’re looking for some quick, free information on a variety of labor-related topics, we’ve assembled an array of resources ranging from worker protection to youth safety and emergency preparedness. The Transportation Guidebook is a popular download to keep you in compliance on the road
All revised Worker Protection Standards are now in force, including annual worker and handler training. Access training materials provided by the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (EPA-approved).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has several resources available to help employers and employees know how to prevent heat illness in outdoor work environments.
The Safety in Agriculture for Youth Project houses a compilation of curriculum and resources designed to increase safety and health knowledge while reducing hazard and risk exposure to youth on farms. Topics include animal safety, equipment safety, chemical safety, grain safety, heat safety, ladder safety, tractor safety and more.
Download the Michigan Farmer's Transportation Guidebook for a thorough compilation of transportation laws and regulations affecting farmers.