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Governor's Council on Migrant Labor Meeting

01/24/2024 10:00 AM

Hybrid Meeting, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Workforce Development
Contact: Katie Mueller

In-Person: GEF-1 - Room H-103, 201 East Washington Ave Madison, WI


Virtual Microsoft Teams meeting: Click here to join the meeting     Meeting ID: 243 134 798 981    Passcode: GMU5DH


Or call in (audio only): +1 608-571-2209,,455244205#   Phone Conference ID: 455 244 205#




  1. Call to Order / Roll Call                                                           Jose Martinez


  1. Election of Council Officers                                                    Jose Martinez
    • Nominations for Chairperson
    • Nominations for Vice Chairperson
    • Nominations for Secretary


  1. Approval of Agenda                                                                Chairperson


  1. Approval of Minutes                                                               Chairperson


  1. Updates from U.S. Department of Labor Wage and              Corey Walton/Kristin Tout
    Hour Division 


  1. Migrant Labor Law Updates                                                    Katie Mueller
    • Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Status Report
    • Update on Wis. Admin. Ch. DWD 301 Implementation


  1. Ad Hoc Committee on Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers         Erica Sweitzer-Beckman
    • Updates from Committee
      1. UI
      2. Housing
      3. Driver’s License/ Transportation Barriers
      4. Other
    • Appointment of new members, if interested


  1. Ad Hoc Committee for Minimum Hours Guarantee              Erica Sweitzer-Beckman
    • Updates from Committee
    • Appointment of new members, if interested
  2. Legislative Update                                                                  John Bauknecht
    • Senate Bill 384
    • Senate Bill 404


  1. New Business                                                                          Chairperson


  1. Public Comment                                                                     Chairperson
    • Any non-council members in attendance may make comments or provide feedback to the council.


  1. Upcoming Council Meetings                                                   Chairperson
    • Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2024, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
      1. Council can decide to hold a meeting during the Farmworker Appreciation Celebration/Picnic in addition to this meeting.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2024, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


  1. Announcements from Council Members                               Chairperson


  1. Adjournment                                                                           Chairperson


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