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Governor's Council on Migrant Labor's Ad Hoc Committee on Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers

10/17/2022 10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams, Madison, WI- 53707


Agency: Department of Workforce Development
Contact: Kathryn Mueller
(608) 733-3907

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+1 608-571-2209,,788834287# United States, Madison
Phone Conference ID: 788 834 287#

  1. Welcome and Introductions 
    1. Roll call of current committee members 
      1. Erica Sweitzer-Beckman - Chairperson
      2. John Bauknecht
      3. Erica Kunze
      4. Aimee Jo Castleberry
      5. Kate Lambert
      6. Laura Waldvogel
    2. Intro of other council members present
    3. Introductions of meeting attendees
  2. Approval of Agenda 
  3. Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes
    1. September 19, 2022 Meeting Minutes
  4. Discussion of DWD 301 Admin Rule Updates
    1. Updates from DWD
    2. Any additional input or suggested changes from committee members 
  5. Questions on DWD Migrant Labor Procedures
    1. Discussion regarding collaboration between migrant labor team and the ERD/Fair Labor Standards.  DWD 301.08(7)
    2. Would it be possible for the DWD to periodically release reports regarding licensed migrant labor contractors, similar to the camp status reports?  
  6. Old Business 
    1. Navigator Grant Update 
    2. Continued discussion on valid work search actions for UI claimants
      1. For reference:  Wis. Stat. § 108.04(2)(a)3; Wis. Admin. Code DWD § 127, and work search requirement section of the current handbook for claimants: 
  7. New Business
    1. Committee members may suggest new topics for the committee to discuss
  8. Announcements/ Future Items
    1. The next meeting of the Governor’s Council on Migrant Labor is Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM
    2. Other announcements by committee members


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