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    • November 11, 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Live Webinar
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    Free Webinar for Members

    Review of 2021 and how it Impacts 2022
    Thursday, Nov  11 | 11:00a-12:00p

    Presenter:
    Pam Peters, wafla Human Resource Manager

    This year has been a challenging one for sure. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect business and employment decisions with the continuation of ever-changing orders, proclamations, rules, and new wage and hour laws. If all of this seems daunting to you, you are not alone.   

    This webinar reviews changes in 2021 and the impact some of those changes will have on your business in 2022. We will cover WA and OR updates. Are you prepared?

    You’ll learn:

    • Current COVID-19 Requirements
      • Vaccine Considerations
      • Ag Requirements
    • New Wage & Hour Laws
      • Leaves
      • WA PFML
      • WA Paid Sick Leave
      • Ag Overtime
      • New salary thresholds for overtime exempt workers
    • WA Cares Fund
    • What is coming in 2022

    *This webinar is included with your membership, but you do need to register to save your spot.

    • January 13, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Wenatchee Convention Center - Wenatchee, WA
    Register


    Wenatchee Convention Center | Wenatchee, WA
    Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 8:30a-5:00p

     Your essential starting point for a successful season.

     Critical insights, connections & resources for any employer or team using or considering the H-2A program.


    Registration Options:
    Registration Type:  Price:
    1. Early Bird Individual $150
    2. Early Bird Group* (3+ from your company) $125
    3. Individual $200
    4. Group (3+ from your company) $175
    5. Non-Member + 1st Year Membership $300 

    *Early bird rates expire December 13 at midnight.
    *Group rates apply to 3 or more individuals from same company.
    *Must be a wafla member to register. JOIN NOW >


    Registration Includes:

    ✔ Full Access to all General and Breakout Sessions

    ✔ Full Access to H-2A Industry Trade Show & Vendor Booths

    ✔ Refreshments, Beverage Service, Lunch Buffet

    ✔ 1 Drink Ticket for Happy Hour

    ✔ 1 Raffle Ticket

    ✔ Access to Post-Event Session Recordings (some sessions may not be recorded)

    Register Now >


    What is the H-2A Summit?

    The wafla H-2A Summit brings an amazing network of seasonal employers together with respected industry experts, vendors and all the essential insights and tools you need to build a strong and thriving H-2A program in 2022. Each event (Oregon and Washington) is packed with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers.

    The agenda will be PACKED with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers. 

    Keynote and breakout presenters will present insights and actionable solutions for the H-2 challenges you're facing right now! Visit Summit Event Page for more info.

     Bring your team. Strengthen your operation. 
    The H-2A Summit is a fantastic opportunity to develop your team by learning and strategizing together. 


    Hotel Accommodations:

    Lodging Options: 

    Coast Wenatchee Center 
    Special wafla Summit Rate: $115
    Available: 1/12 - 1/14
    Book via Website: 
    coasthotels.com
    Phone: (509) 662-1234

    Hilton Garden Inn
    Special wafla Summit Rate: $139
    Available: 1/13
    Book via Website: 
    Booking Link

    Phone: (509) 662-0600


    • January 20, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Red Lion on the River - Jantzen Beach, OR
    Register



    Red Lion | Jantzen Beach, OR
    Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 8:30a-5:00p

     Your essential starting point for a successful season.

     Critical insights, connections & resources for any employer or team using or considering the H-2A program.


    Registration Options:
    Registration Type:  Price:
    1. Early Bird Individual $150
    2. Early Bird Group* (3+ from your company) $125
    3. Individual $200
    4. Group (3+ from your company) $175
    5. Non-Member + 1st Year Membership $300 

    *Early bird rates expire December 13 at midnight.
    *Group rates apply to 3 or more individuals from same company.
    *Must be a wafla member to register. JOIN NOW >


    Registration Includes:

    ✔ Full Access to all General and Breakout Sessions

    ✔ Full Access to H-2A Industry Trade Show & Vendor Booths

    ✔ Refreshments, Beverage Service, Lunch Buffet

    ✔ 1 Drink Ticket for Happy Hour

    ✔ 1 Raffle Ticket

    ✔ Access to Post-Event Session Recordings (some sessions may not be recorded)

    Register Now >


    What is the H-2A Summit?

    The wafla H-2A Summit brings an amazing network of seasonal employers together with respected industry experts, vendors and all the essential insights and tools you need to build a strong and thriving H-2A program in 2022. Each event (Oregon and Washington) is packed with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers.

    The agenda will be PACKED with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers. 

    Keynote and breakout presenters will present insights and actionable solutions for the H-2 challenges you're facing right now! Visit Summit Event Page for more info.

     Bring your team. Strengthen your operation. 
    The H-2A Summit is a fantastic opportunity to develop your team by learning and strategizing together. 


    Hotel Accommodations:

    Red Lion on the River Jantzen Beach
    Special wafla Summit Rate: $129
    Available: 1/16 - 1/23
    Booking Link

    Phone: (503) 283-4466



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