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

08/03/2023 10:00 AM

Virtual via MS TEAMS: , Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Workforce Development
Contact: Katie Mueller

Virtual via MS TEAMS:

Meeting ID: 284 130 199 885     Passcode: wiWrmn 


Or call in (audio only): +1 608-571-2209     Phone Conference ID: 275 863 082# 


Draft Agenda

  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
      7. Jose Martinez
    2. Intro of other council members present
    3. Introductions of meeting attendees


  1. Approval of Agenda


  1. Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes
    1. September 19, 2022 Meeting Minutes
    2. October 17, 2022 Meeting Minutes


  1. Old Business
    1. UI Access Issues
    2. Recap of DWD Ch. 301 updates process
      1. Implementation timeline


  1. New Business
    1. H-2A Visa Program
      1. New USDOL pay rates for certain job categories
      2. Work crews in hotels
    2. Committee members may suggest new topics for the committee to discuss


  1. Announcements/ Future Items
    1. The next meeting of the Governor’s Council on Migrant Labor is Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at 10:00 m.
    2. Other announcements by committee members

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