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Improve Labor management in the Workplace

Overview of listening and communication skills (pdf)

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Human resources are the most important asset of a business and managers have to pay constant attention to train personnel, communication, and regulations. Effective communication in the workplace between supervisor, crew leader, and workers are important for optimum operational efficiency and breakdowns in communication can lead to problems and frustrations. The resources provided in the book Ag Help Wanted and video clips ( will help train personnel and provide options for effective communication.
Human resource management is subject to complex regulations on the federal and state level. It is important to be familiar with the regulations. Following is a list of resources that gives a brief overview of some relevant issues.

Other Related Links:

Agricultural Labor Management (University of California)
Agencies Regulating Employees and Employers
Federal and California
Arizona Department of Labor
Arizona Devision of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)
Arizona Workers Compensation
Arizona Labor Statutes
Arizona Labor Rules
Arizona Labor Rulemaking and Regulatory Agenda
Arizona Labor Requirements for Posters
Arizona Labor Research and Statistics Division
Arizona Other Related Links

Categories of Migrants Recognized Under U.S. Law (pdf)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (Form I-9)

National Immigration Forum

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