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NYS Decreases Overtime Threshold Limit for Farm Workers

March 02, 2023
On February 22, 2023, the New York State Department of Labor finalized the new farm worker overtime regulations to decrease the overtime threshold limit for farm workers.   Currently, farm workers receive overtime pay after 60 hours of work. The new regulation will decrease that number to 56 hours starting on January 1, 2024, and Read More »

The New York Safety in Agriculture Tourism Act Finally Enacted

November 08, 2017
On October 23, 2017, New York State enacted the Safety in Agriculture Tourism Act, which is an inherent risk statute intended to insulate equine and agricultural tourism businesses from liability for the risks incurred by inviting the public onto farm property.  The Act was enacted due to the advocacy by the New York State Horse Read More »