The 2016 legislative session is not over yet, but it has been a tough session for the state’s farming community. Dean Norton, president of the New York Farm Bureau, writes about what Albany has done (or is doing) that is threatening the ability of the agriculture community to grow and compete effectively.
On top of the state increasing the minimum wage, Gov. Cuomo recently announced that he will not defend the state in a lawsuit brought by the New York Civil Liberties Union which seeks to give farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
Read the full article, and about the importance of state labor law and policies to the agricultural community, here.