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Feb 3, 2021

In this episode, Paul discusses a Maryland workers' compensation decision involving a poultry farm manager being found not to be the co-employee of both the farm owner and Tyson Farms, Inc.

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Jul 17, 2019



In this episode, Paul posts the audio from a recent webinar he did covering ag labor issues. 

Recent high profile animal welfare videos have highlighted issues when employees can cause problems for livestock operations. Many farms should take a moment to review their hiring practices and how they train employees...

Oct 12, 2016

In July of 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a memorandum revising the retail exemption for facilities that would be exempt from safety guidelines established for handling hazardous chemicals.  In this episode, Paul provides an overview of the recent decision by the DC Circuit Court...

Aug 10, 2016

Hiring interns for an operation can be useful for both producer and intern.  But at the same time, producers need to understand the rules for when interns have to paid and can work for free.  In this episode, Paul is joined by Sarah Everhart, legal specialist, Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland and...